30/12/2020: Today's Updates:
Total since last night stands at 8.5cm in the village, which is 48.5cm since Sunday night.
Further snow showers are expected today and tomorrow. Amounts of snow continue to be generally above those suggested by the models.
Currently drier with one or two snow flurries. Temp about -2c.
There has been a further 8cm of fresh snow in the village since the last update. The total of measured accumulations since Sunday night now stands at 48cm at 1150m.
Photos have been posted on the Whatsapp group.
Updates to follow during the day.
Bonjour from Chatel.
There has been some further snowfall overnight... update to follow before 8am with the latest on these fresh accumulations...
The provisional opening date of the ski area is the 7th January 2021.
Bars, restaurants and cafes are expected to remain closed until at least the 20th January (takeaway services allowed before then).
Although confinement has ended in France - an overnight curfew is in place from 8pm to 6am (except the evening of 24th December).
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.