Weather forecast forHøgåsen, Aurland (Vestland)

  1. Applies to Indre Sogn

    On Friday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Indre Sogn. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and wet 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 Indre Sogn

    On Saturday we expect high avalanche danger for region Indre Sogn. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and wet 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 deler av Vestlandet

    Heavy rain is expected, as rain up to 800-1000 meters above sea level. The soil is water-saturated. 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

  4. Applies to Sogn og Fjordane

    Friday afternoon it is expected wind gusts from southwest up to 27-33 m/s in exposed areas.

    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)

    InstructionsAvoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel times. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Friday February 21, 2020 12:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday February 21, 2020 17:00 - Wind wanes
Today, Friday 21/02/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-2° 1.5 – 6.5 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east
12:00–18:00
Heavy snow.
6.4 – 16.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Heavy snow.
2.8 – 12.2 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
Tomorrow, Saturday 22/02/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy snow.
5.9 – 16.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00
Heavy snow.
-1° 4.3 – 18.4 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00
Heavy snow.
-3° 4.6 – 19.3 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from northModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north
18:00–00:00
Heavy snow.
-3° 4.7 – 18.3 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from westFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west
Sunday, 23/02/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy snow and thunder.
-2° 4.6 – 17.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-2° 1.1 – 6.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from northModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north
13:00–19:00
Snow.
0 – 3.0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwest
19:00–01:00
Snow showers.
-1° 0 – 2.1 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Indre Sogn area

Next update: ca 22.2. 16:00

Today, 21.2.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 22.2.

Avalanche danger level High

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Sun and moon, 21/02/2020
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 07:57 ; Moonrise 08:01
Sunset 17:33 Moonset 14:25

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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: Høgåsen (authorized by the Mapping Authority in 1997).
Not approved: Høgås (rejected in 1997).

Category: Hill
Municipality: Aurland, Vestland.
SSR-ID: 123776 (124124)