It started snowing in the middle of the night and has continued at varying intensities since. It was windy overnight, but not quite as bad as forecast during the day, although they did put a shout out for everyone to get back to their own valley this afternoon. The exposed lifts stayed closed all day. There were a lot of hardy souls out there this morning, but the flow of riders definitely ebbed after lunch. The snow was wet at 2100m, none has settled on my balcony so I expect it was very hard work. But if we wait we will be rewarded with great snow on high. But please note the avalanche risk has risen to 3, as the forecaster said “It’s winter”.Tomorrow will be similar to today, there will be some more heavy showers overnight, these will ease off after breakfast. Unfortunately the winds will still be a problem. However, the sun may peak through in the afternoon for a very short while. It will continue snowing through Thursday morning, the afternoon should be better with some sunny periods, there will still be gusty winds up at the top. These winds will remain on Friday, but the air will be quite warm in the sunny periods. This is likely to mean that the snow off piste will settle very quickly, I am afraid I can’t promise a powder day for all. Saturday is going to be a real mixed bag, sunny periods, rain to 2000m and snow above during the day. The timing of the weather fronts is all a bit imprecise, prepare for at least 3 seasons in a day and have a packed lunch if you are travelling!Just looked out of the window, the World has disappeared in a very heavy shower. Take care folks!
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