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Weather forecast forVasskollskaret, Tjeldsund (Troms og Finnmark)

  1. Applies to Sør-Troms

    On Wednesday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Sør-Troms. 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 Sør-Troms

    On Thursday we expect high avalanche danger for region Sør-Troms. 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 Sør-Troms

    On Friday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Sør-Troms. 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 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.

  4. Applies to Ofoten and Troms

    From Wednesday afternoon much snow is expected, locally 20-40cm/24t, due to snow showers from northwest. More snow in mountain regions. During Thursday, the showers decrease in North-Troms, still much snow in South-Troms and Ofoten. The heavy snow showers decrease late Thursday.

    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)

    InstructionsAllow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesTravel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 15:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Friday January 21, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of snow, yellow level, Ofoten and Troms, 19 January 14:00 UTC to 20 January 23:00 UTC.
Today, Wednesday 19/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
15:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 – 0.5 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
18:00–00:00
Snow showers.
-3° 1.0 – 4.1 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwest
Tomorrow, Thursday 20/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy snow.
-3° 3.1 – 9.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-1° 0 – 5.4 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-1° 0.9 – 8.6 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwest
18:00–00:00
Heavy snow.
-3° 1.0 – 18.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-northwest
Friday, 21/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow showers.
-3° 0 – 10.0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast
06:00–12:00
Snow showers.
-4° 0 – 3.7 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 – 0.9 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 Sør-Troms area

Next update: ca 20.1. 16:00

Today, 19.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 20.1.

Avalanche danger level High

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 19/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:20 ; Moonrise 14:40
Sunset 13:45 Moonset 12:12

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Latitude/longitude: 68°40′20″N 17°03′01″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.6723 17.0504

Altitude: 289 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: Vasskollskaret (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984).

Category: Pass
Municipality: Tjeldsund, Troms og Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 1183721 (2733834)