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Weather forecast forKvitfjellenden, Vefsn (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Helgeland

    On Wednesday we expect high avalanche danger for region Helgeland. 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 Helgeland

    On Thursday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Helgeland. Avalanche problem is 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 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.

  3. 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.
  4. Applies to Froeyabank, Haltenbank, Sklinna Bank and Traena Bank and Helgeland

    A polar low is now in position 69 degrees north 0 degrees west. The low is moving southeast and and is this evening expected to make landfall in the southern part of Helgeland. The wind is expected to be severe gale force 9 or storm force 10 near the polar low, with heavy snow showers.

    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)

    InstructionsBe aware of abrupt weather changes. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesAbrupt change in wind speed and wind direction. Some journeys may have longer travel time. It can be locally difficult driving conditions due to heavy snowfall in combination with wind.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 18:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday January 20, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of polar low, yellow level, Froeyabank, Haltenbank, Sklinna Bank and Traena Bank and Helgeland, 19 January 17:00 UTC to 19 January 23:00 UTC.
Today, Wednesday 19/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-4° 1.7 – 5.4 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00
Snow.
-7° 2.6 – 8.1 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
Tomorrow, Thursday 20/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow showers.
-7° 1.7 – 6.6 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwest
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-6° 2.7 – 8.2 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-6° 2.2 – 8.5 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00
Snow.
-7° 0.5 – 2.6 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from northwest
Friday, 21/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-7° 0 – 1.0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-10° 0 – 0.6 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Snow.
-7° 0.2 – 5.7 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Helgeland area

Next update: ca 20.1. 16:00

Today, 19.1.

Avalanche danger level High

Tomorrow, 20.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

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The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 19/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:41 ; Moonrise 16:07
Sunset 14:55 Moonset 11:15

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Latitude/longitude: 65°30′39″N 13°09′54″E
Decimal coordinates: 65.5111 13.1650

Altitude: 774 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: Veelkesvaeriennjuenie (southern sami, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984), Kvitfjellenden (norwegian, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984).

Category: Mountain
Municipality: Vefsn, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 251140 (249450)