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10/02/2020: Today's Updates... Day 61...

5.50pm:

The gales resulted in very little of the ski area being able to function today with only 6 lifts and 5 pistes open. Temperatures were also very mild - and still are as this update is being typed, however, we are still expecting some snowfall in the next 24 hours, but whether it will be enough to make a difference on the areas which need more snow, remains to be see. The photo below was taken at the halfway of the Barbossine chairlifts and shows that this part of the ski area is now struggling.


Whilst snow cover remains really quite good on most pistes in PLJ, Linga and on some at Super Chatel, areas on the sunny side of the ski area, which have no snow cannon on them, have taken another battering from this latest mild onslaught. There will be another chance of a snowfall at the back end of the week, so keep those fingers crossed ... as the mild weather may return at the weekend...



7.50am:

Latest on the wind gust forecast for later this morning - some big gusts on there...

Chart from www.meteociel.fr



6.30am:

Bonjour from Chatel... it is currently very, very windy in the village, with some big gusts blowing through and there have been some spells of rain overnight too, along with some exceptionally mild temperatures...

This morning's forecast is expected to be online today at approx 7.45am at: http://www.chatelweb.com/chatel_snow_forecast.php - and updates on this page will follow during the day.

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