Weather forecast forRisåsen, Steigen (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Salten

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

    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    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.

Today, Sunday 07/03/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-1° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northLight breeze, 2 m/s from north
-4° 0 – 0.6 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southeastLight air, 1 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Monday 08/03/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Heavy snow.
-3° 0.9 – 5.1 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
-2° 0.6 – 3.7 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southLight air, 1 m/s from south
0 – 2.6 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from westLight breeze, 3 m/s from west
Partly cloudy.
-1° 0 – 2.8 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwest
Tuesday, 09/03/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeast
Clear sky.
-6° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east-southeast
Partly cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast
Partly cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Salten area

Next update: ca 8.3. 16:00

Today, 7.3.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 8.3.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 07/03/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 06:53 ; The moon does not rise.
Sunset 17:30

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Latitude/longitude: 67°52′54″N 15°05′00″E
Decimal coordinates: 67.8818 15.0835

Altitude: 110 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: Risåsen (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984).

Category: Small hill
Municipality: Steigen, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 275095 (273492)