• The Chatel Snow Report

07/02/2021: Today's Updates...

Update 9.15am:

Bonjour from Chatel, where it is a damp start to the day, after the day of Saharan sand yesterday, which was saw the snow on the mountains turn a peachy-brown colour!

The snow/rain boundary is set to come down today and the hi-res 0c isotherm forecast is as follows...

7am: 1755m

11am: 1452m

1pm: 1385m

4pm: 1200m

Then below 1000m overnight.

So, there should be some snow for the village this afternoon, after a period of substantial thaw, which has seen the snow cover in the village reduce by approximately 50cm to 60cm!!!

Below is the Arome forecast for snow accumulations from www.meteociel.fr

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