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Europe saw changeable conditions over the weekend which looks set to continue into this week. Resorts across the northern French Alps saw their first snowfall since the start of February, as did a number of resorts in the Italian Dolomites. New snow also fell over much of Austria and Switzerland, which recorded some of the largest accumulations across the Alps. The coming week looks to bring rising temperatures and clearer skies as it progresses. There is good skiing available across the vast majority of North American resorts, with noticeably improved conditions across much of North America. Both New England and the Central Rockies continued to see moderate snowfall for much of the past week, providing a substantial boost to snow depths and conditions. In Canada, the tail end of the past week delivered huge snowfalls and powder days across the weekend. A new storm system will bring yet more snow arriving Tuesday, accompanied by bitterly cold temperatures. SNOW ALERT Based on current weather forecasts for the next 9 days, the top three resorts for expected snowfall are: 1. Hakuba, Japan, 101cm 2. Niseko, Japan, 98cm 3. Zermatt, Switzerland, 96cm
The French Alps has just seen a weekend of changeable weather, with a mixture of sun, cloud, and light snow flurries which developed into increasingly heavy clouds and precipitation as a new storm has moved in. As of Monday 12th February, snow laden storm clouds cover much of the northern French Alps, with many resorts in the region seeing moderate to heavy snowfall, for example 16cm recorded over Chamonix (100/405cm), while Avoriaz (270/375cm) saw 25cm. Similar amounts have been recorded across many resorts; this marks the first substantial snowfall across the Tarentaise since the start of February. Temperatures have also dropped once again, down to mid-teens below zero at higher elevations, while even the warmer resorts are comfortably below freezing. This looks to continue through till Thursday, at which point a noticeable temperature increase is forecast. In the resorts that make up the southern French Alps, clearer skies though not substantially warmer by any means. There more southerly resorts have not seen snow now for a week, with nothing forecast on the horizon as yet. It continued to be cloudy with heavy snowfall over the Pyrenees, with the highest accumulations recorded in Font Romeu (160cm), seeing 50cm of new snow, which continued to fall throughout Monday. After a slower start to the season, the resorts across the Pyrenees are offering some significantly improved skiing since the start of February
It was a cloudy day in Austria on Monday 12th February, with most of our featured resorts reporting snowfall overnight and into the new week. The two largest overnight amounts were in Saalbach Hinterglem (65cm/175cm) and Brand (40cm/180cm) who recorded 35cm and 30cm respectively. For both resorts the new snow has allowed for refreshed slopes for great skiing conditions. Other notable accumulations were in Hintertux (160cm/305cm) and Galtur (125cm/250cm), which both reported 25cm of fresh The snowy weather is set to continue throughout Monday, and then cease for the next few days, before continuing on Thursday 15th February. The next snowfall won’t be as big, the largest amount forecast is in Damuls/Mellau (40cm/230cm) with 7cm expected, whilst the neighbouring resorts of Lech & Zurs (170cm/270cm) are predicting 6cm.
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