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Long term forecast forHaugfjell, Narvik (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Ofoten

    On Sunday we expect high avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and wet snow (slab avalanches).
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    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 deler av Nordland og Troms

    Landslides are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways. Risk of slushflows is especially high in areas with more than 50 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slushflows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slushflows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Rain is expected, followed by heavy showers in some places. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions causes significant snowmelting.
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    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)

    InstructionsKeep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides. Municipalities, Counties and other emergency operators should continuously evaluate the need for preparedness and prevention measures.

    ConsequencesLandslides are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways.

  3. Applies to deler av Nordland og Troms

    Landslides are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways. Risk of slushflows is especially high in areas with more than 50 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slushflows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slushflows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Rain is expected, followed by heavy showers in some places. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions causes significant snowmelting.
    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)

    InstructionsKeep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides. Municipalities, Counties and other emergency operators should continuously evaluate the need for preparedness and prevention measures.

    ConsequencesLandslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed.

  4. Applies to Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesteraalen and Troms

    From Sunday afternoon increasing southwest severe gale force 9 to occasionally storm force 10, with local strong gust 30-40 m/s. Strongest wind expected Sunday evening and early Monday morning. Decreasing wind early Monday morning.

    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)

    InstructionsSecure all loose objects. Avoid exposed places. Allow a lot of extra time for transportation and driving. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Be careful in coastal areas. In advance consider measures to limit damage.

    ConsequencesLarger loose items may be taken by the wind. Risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure. Cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport expected. Bridges may be closed. Many journeys may have longer travel times. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. High waves may cause damage to infrastructure and buildings in the coastal zone. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

    Tidslinje

    1. Sunday January 23, 2022 15:00 - Wind increases
    2. Monday January 24, 2022 05:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesteraalen and Troms, 23 January 14:00 UTC to 24 January 04:00 UTC.
  5. Applies to Ofoten, Lofoten and Sør-Troms

    Sunday evening expected locally very much rain with up to 35-40 mm in 6 hours. The precipitation vil fall as snow above 800-1000 masl.

    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)

    InstructionsConsider the need for preventive measures. Follow the advice of emergency authorities, both local and governmental. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesRisk of flooding of low-lying densely populated areas. Check varsom.no for more information. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Many journeys may have longer travel time. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

    Tidslinje

    1. Sunday January 23, 2022 18:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Monday January 24, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of very heavy rain, orange level, Ofoten, Lofoten and Sør-Troms, 23 January 17:00 UTC to 23 January 23:00 UTC.
Long term forecast
Monday24 January12–18 Tuesday25 January13–19 Wednesday26 January13–19 Thursday27 January13–19 Friday28 January13–19 Saturday29 January13–19 Sunday30 January13–19 Monday31 January13–19 Tuesday1 February13–19
Snow.
Snow.
Snow.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
-7° -8° -4° -8° -10° -12° -12° -14° -11°
1.7 mm 2.1 mm 2.1 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Near gale, 15 m/s from west Near gale, 16 m/s from west Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeast Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain
Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Monday 24/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Heavy snow.
8.8 mm Gale, 18 m/s from southwestGale, 18 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Heavy snow.
-3° 5.2 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from westNear gale, 16 m/s from west
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-7° 1.7 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from westNear gale, 15 m/s from west
18:00–00:00
Snow.
-8° 4.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from westFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west
Tuesday 25/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Snow.
-8° 2.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from westStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west
06:00–12:00
Heavy snow.
-8° 5.0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from westStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west
13:00–19:00
Snow.
-8° 2.1 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from westNear gale, 16 m/s from west
19:00–01:00
Snow.
-6° 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southwest
Wednesday 26/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Snow.
-6° 2.2 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Snow.
-5° 2.4 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Snow.
-4° 2.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
Thursday 27/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
Friday 28/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-10° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest
Saturday 29/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-11° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from eastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east
Sunday 30/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
Monday 31/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-13° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeast
Tuesday 01/02/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-14° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-11° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast

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