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Radar image forVerksveien, Vestvågøy (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen

    On Wednesday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen. Avalanche problem is wet snow (slab avalanches) and wind drifted 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 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.

  2. Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen

    On Thursday we expect high avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen. Avalanche problem is wind drifted 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.

  3. Applies to Skomvaer - Torsvaag

    From Wednesday afternoon west or northwest occasionally near to gale force 8. From late Wednesday evening occasionally strong gale force 9. Early Thursday morning veering north.

    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)

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

    ConsequencesIf the engine stops you can float away from land. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Airborne spray may reduce visibility.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 14:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday January 20, 2022 10:00 - Danger is over

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