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Overview

  Avalanche bulletin Snow maps Station data „SLFSOMMER“ SMS
Internet: www.slf.ch
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Smartphones:

App White Risk

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Internet

Address: www.slf.ch

Products: Avalanche bulletin, snow maps, data captured by automatic measuring stations, additional and detailed information concerning snow and avalanches

Smartphones

White Risk
Free app for iPhone and Android smartphones (available from the iTunes or Google Play store)
Products: Avalanche bulletin, snow maps, data captured by automatic measuring stations, background knowledge on the subject of avalanche science, and tools for use in the field

"SLFSOMMER" SMS

If you wish to be notified of an unscheduled avalanche bulletin via SMS, please send an SMS with the message START SLF SOMMER to tel. no. 9234. Shortly after such a bulletin is issued, you will then automatically receive an SMS informing you of its publication. You can cancel the service anytime by texting STOP SLF SOMMER.
Cost: CHF 0.20 per SMS

RSS

Address: www.slf.ch/dienstleistungen/rss

Product: Avalanche bulletin

Radio

Radio SRF 1: Daily at around 4.50 pm
Radio SRF 3: At irregular intervals, in particular when an elevated avalanche danger exists
Radio Südostschweiz: Daily at 5.50 pm
RadioRumantsch: Fridays 5.50 pm
Rhône FM: Fridays around 6.15 pm
RSI Rete 1: Fridays around 4 pm (in collaboration with MeteoSwiss)
Radio Fiume Ticino: Fridays around 5.15 pm (in collaboration with MeteoSwiss)
Radio 3I: Saturdays around 7.40 am (in collaboration with MeteoSwiss)
Other local radio stations: At irregular intervals, in particular when an elevated avalanche danger exists

Television

SRF 1, SRF info, RTS, RSI: During the weather forecast, shortly before or after 8 pm; often on Fridays, but occasionally on other days as well

Natural hazards portal

The natural hazards portal (www.naturgefahren.ch) provides a synopsis of the current natural hazard situation in Switzerland. It shows the danger levels in all the natural hazard processes for which warnings are issued (rain, thunderstorms, flood, snow, avalanches, heat waves, frost, slippery roads, wind, forest fires, earthquakes) and contains general information on the individual natural hazards and how to respond to them. This information is supplied by the federal government's natural hazard agencies, namely the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss), National Environmental Agency (BAFU), WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, and the Swiss Seismological Service (SED).