Radar image forStorfjellet, Bø (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen

    On Monday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen.
    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 knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees in order to not release an avalanche.

  2. Applies to Nord-Noreg

    Heavy rain is expected. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions, causes significant snowmelting. Snowmelting will occur even in the high mountains Significant snowmelting will occur in the valleys. The amount of water in the soil is significant. Steep slopes, as well as streams and river with high discharge are particularly exposed. Risk of slush flows is especially high in areas with more than 40 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slush flows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slush flows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Debris flows may reach the valley bottom even if they are triggered high in the terrain.
    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 away from steep slopes, as well as streams and rivers with high discharge. Keep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

Weather radar for Nordland and Troms

The map shows where precipitation (rain, sleet, snow etc) falls, the colour giving an indication of the amount.

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By emitting radar waves the radar registers how precipitation moves . It will then receive echoes if the waves hit precipitation particles. The animation shows precipitation during the last hours, the last picture in the sequence being the most recent. The time at which it was taken is given (in local time) in the upper right corner.

Under certain conditions the radar waves are deflected and hit the ground instead, giving false echoes. False echoes can be recognised by being fairly motionless.

Eastern Norway

Radar Eastern Norway

Southeast Norway

Radar Southeast Norway

Southwest Norway

Radar Southwest Norway

Western Norway

Radar Western Norway

Central Norway

Radar Central Norway

Trøndelag and Nordland

Radar Trøndelag and Nordland

Nordland

Radar Nordland

Nordland and Troms

Radar Nordland and Troms

Troms and Finnmark

Radar Troms and Finnmark

Finnmark

Radar Finnmark

The Nordic Countries

Radar The Nordic Countries

Norway (with lightning)

Radar Norway (with lightning)