• The Chatel Snow Report

18/01/2021: Today's Updates...

Update 1.20pm:

Update 8.05am:

Drier and brighter weather is expected for the first half of this week, with daytime temperatures trending upwards, but with nights remaining cold. Wednesday and Thursday could see the 0c isotherm go above 2000m for a time, however, Thursday night may see a change, with a rain to snow event. Copious amounts of snowfall are possible between Friday and Sunday - details such as snow/rain limits to be confirmed - but the situation is one which could easily turn into something very snowy... one to keep an eye on!

The avalanche risk in the area today remains very, very high at level 4/5.

Update 7.05am:

Bonjour from Chatel.

There was a little bit more snow since the last update late yesterday afternoon, but the total of snowfall of Saturday night and Sunday remains at a very healthy 20cm in the village, adding to the large amounts of snow which have fallen recently.

An update looking at the outlook will be online during the morning and below is a photo from yesterday...

The lifts on the ski area are closed until further notice. Next update from the French government is expected around the 20th January.

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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