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Long term forecast forBotn, Evenes (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Ofoten

    On Thursday we expect high avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may hit avalanche-exposed roads and settlements.

  2. Applies to Ofoten

    On Friday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.

  3. Applies to Ofoten and Troms

    From Wednesday afternoon much snow is expected, locally 20-40cm/24t, due to snow showers from northwest. More snow in mountain regions. During Thursday, the showers decrease in North-Troms, still much snow in South-Troms and Ofoten. The heavy snow showers decrease late Thursday.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsAllow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesTravel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 15:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Friday January 21, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of snow, yellow level, Ofoten and Troms, 19 January 14:00 UTC to 20 January 23:00 UTC.
Long term forecast
Friday21 January12–18 Saturday22 January13–19 Sunday23 January13–19 Monday24 January13–19 Tuesday25 January13–19 Wednesday26 January13–19 Thursday27 January13–19 Friday28 January13–19
Partly cloudy.
Rain.
Heavy rain.
Snow.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Rain.
Sleet.
-2° -1° -3°
0 mm 2.0 mm 5.2 mm 3.9 mm 0 mm 0 mm 3.1 mm 3.0 mm
Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest Light breeze, 3 m/s from east Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain
Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Friday 21/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Snow showers.
-1° 2.9 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00
Snow showers.
-1° 1.4 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southLight breeze, 2 m/s from south
Saturday 22/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Snow.
-1° 2.1 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
07:00–13:00
Rain.
2.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Rain.
2.0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast
19:00–01:00
Rain.
3.6 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest
Sunday 23/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Heavy rain.
8.2 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
07:00–13:00
Heavy rain.
5.4 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
13:00–19:00
Heavy rain.
5.2 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Heavy sleet.
6.4 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
Monday 24/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Heavy sleet.
5.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
07:00–13:00
Heavy snow.
5.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
13:00–19:00
Snow.
3.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest
19:00–01:00
Snow.
-1° 3.1 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from westModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west
Tuesday 25/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Snow.
-1° 2.9 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwest
07:00–13:00
Snow.
-1° 2.5 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-1° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from eastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
Wednesday 26/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southLight breeze, 3 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
19:00–01:00
Sleet.
2.7 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
Thursday 27/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Sleet.
2.9 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Rain.
3.6 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
13:00–19:00
Rain.
3.1 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest
19:00–01:00
Sleet.
3.3 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwest
Friday 28/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Sleet.
3.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southwest
07:00–13:00
Heavy sleet.
5.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south
13:00–19:00
Sleet.
3.0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Sleet.
2.8 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest
Saturday 29/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Snow.
2.7 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest

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