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Weather statistics for Steinelva, Narvik (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Ofoten

    On Tuesday 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).
    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 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
    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. 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.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday January 18, 2022 07:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Wednesday January 19, 2022 13:00 - Danger is over
    Map of heavy rain, yellow level, Nordland and Troms, 18 January 06:00 UTC to 19 January 12:00 UTC.
  3. 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.
    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.

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