• The Chatel Snow Report

02/02/2021: Today's Updates...

Update 8.10am:

The snow/rain boundary remained mostly just above the village through much of yesterday, so there were no further accumulations of snow in the village. The rain has returned this morning and the snow/rain boundary is heading in the wrong direction, as it is becoming increasingly mild. Although valley temperatures are cold, that snow/rain boundary is likely to go above 2000m today and towards 2200m tonight and at times tomorrow. Although the weather looks drier later in the week, the 0c isotherm may go up to between 2500m and 3000m during the daytime.

There is a chance that colder conditions could return early next week, however, until then, there will be a noticeable thaw at many elevations of the ski area, especially as there looks like being plenty of cloud.

Most updates and photos this season are posted on the WhatsApp members group

Link to the page which tracks the snowfalls in Chatel over the season:

Chatel Snowfall Measurements

The lifts on the ski area are closed until further notice.

Bars, restaurants and cafes are expected to remain closed until further notice (takeaway services allowed).

Although confinement has ended in France - an overnight curfew is in place from 6pm to 6am.

Private gatherings indoors should be kept to a maximum of 6 adults according to advice from the French government.

Travel between regions in France is allowed.

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Update: 1.30pm: Overnight snowfall brought up to 6cm to the village - with less on other surfaces and alot of it has now thawed at this elevation. It was interesting to see more snow a few miles away