Issued: Feb 8th, 2024 4:00PM
The alpine rating is, the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is
Continue to practice safe travel habits in the mountains.
No new avalanches have been reported in this region.
If you do go into the backcountry, please consider submitting a MIN report.
Up to 5 cm of snow is expected to fall on a thick, hard melt-freeze crust that is present up to mountain tops in most areas.
Settled dry snow may exist in the alpine.
Below the treeline, most areas are below the threshold for forming avalanches.
Partly cloudy. 30 to 40 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -6 °C. Freezing level 600 m.
Cloudy with up to 5 cm of snow in the north- and mid-Island. 10 to 30 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -3 °C. Freezing level 800 m.
Cloudy with up to 5 cm of snow. 50 to 60 km/h southwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -1 °C. Freezing level rising to 1200 m.
Cloudy with 5 to 10 cm of snow. 30 to 50 km/h southwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -1 °C. Freezing level 1200 m.
More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.
Terrain and Travel Advice
- When a thick, melt-freeze surface crust is present, avalanche activity is unlikely.
- Even a small avalanche can be harmful if it pushes you into an obstacle or a terrain trap.
Valid until: Feb 9th, 2024 4:00PM