• The Chatel Snow Report

25/02/2020: Today's Updates... Day 76...


There has been a bit of rain, sleet and snow this afternoon, but nothing to get very excited about just yet and it is currently dry. There will be an update before 8pm if anything interesting arrives - otherwise the next update will be at approx 6am tomorrow morning.

Below are the wind forecast and snow accumulation forecast graphics from the hi res Arome model...

Charts from www.meteociel.fr


A foehn effect is holding off the expected precipitation at the moment here in Chatel and also keeping it bright and very mild (10C in the village). However, the rain, sleet and snow is still expected to move in this afternoon.

Although snow cover remains plentiful on many pistes in the PLJ and Linga sectors, here's a reminder of the snow situ on the sunnier side of the valley... a view of a snow shoe trail at 1450m and a view into the Barbossine bowl...


Bonjour from Chatel... it is another fine start to the day but, again, it is not a particularly cold one, with air temperatures remaining above 0C in the village overnight, though there is a touch of grass frost.

A change in the weather is on the way for today...

This morning's forecast is expected to be online 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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