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Weather forecast forLapplæger, 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).
    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 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 are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways.

  3. 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.
  4. Applies to Nordland og deler av Troms

    Water discharge is expected to increase because of rain and snowmelt. This may cause local inundation where river channels are filled with ice and because of frozen ground. It also may cause ice drift in streams, with subsequent local inundation. Local flooding and erosion damage. Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area.
    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)

    InstructionsStay informed on the situation. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). Cleaning of drainage paths and culverts is recommended. Keep away from rivers and streams with high flow.

    ConsequencesLocal flooding and/or erosional damage in streams and small rivers. Stormwater in urban areas.

  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.
Today, Sunday 23/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
10:00–12:00
Heavy rain.
1.2 – 4.8 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast
12:00–18:00
Rain.
1.1 – 4.8 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southwest
18:00–00:00
Heavy rain.
5.3 – 17.1 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
Tomorrow, Monday 24/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy rain.
10.5 – 20.7 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwest
06:00–12:00
Sleet showers.
2.8 – 10.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Light snow showers.
0 – 5.6 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwest
18:00–00:00
Snow.
-1° 1.7 – 7.8 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
Tuesday, 25/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow.
-1° 1.1 – 6.4 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00
Snow showers.
0 – 5.8 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from westModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west
13:00–19:00
Sleet.
0.1 – 5.7 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwest
19:00–01:00
Sleet.
0.1 – 4.8 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Ofoten area

Next update: ca 24.1. 16:00

Today, 23.1.

Avalanche danger level High

Tomorrow, 24.1.

Avalanche danger level High

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 23/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:51 ; Moonrise 22:55
Sunset 14:22 Moonset 10:24

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Latitude/longitude: 68°04′51″N 16°23′54″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.0809 16.3985

Altitude: 17 m.

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Lapplæger (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1959).

Category: Hut
Municipality: Narvik, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 985382 (2540500)