Radar image forBeisfjord skole, Narvik (Nordland)
Applies to Ofoten
On Wednesday we expect high avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wet snow (slab avalanches), wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
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InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may hit avalanche-exposed roads and settlements.
Applies to Nordland and Troms
Tuesday to Wednesday afternoon it is expected above zero temperatures and a lot of rain in Nordland and Troms. It is expected 30-60mm precipitation in 24 hours, on Helgeland locally 60-90mm.Severity
InstructionsConsider the need for preventive measures. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving.
ConsequencesRisk of flooding of low-lying areas in densely populated areas. Check varsom.no for more information. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.
Applies to deler av Trøndelag, Nordland og Troms
Landslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed. Heavy rain is expected. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions causes significant snowmelting. The expected rain will increase the danger of landslides, especially where groundwater and soil moisture are already high. Risk of slushflows is especially high in areas with more than 50 cm snow. Slushflows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slushflows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows.
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InstructionsKeep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.
ConsequencesLandslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed.
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
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.
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