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Snow report: Santa brought lots of snow!

26th December 2013 | OTS Staff

Les Menuires Dec. 26, 2013

Les Menuires Dec. 26, 2013

Massive snow dumps have been reported in the Alps and Pyrenees this Christmas: 109 powder alarms have been triggered in the last 24 hours. More than a metre of snow has been reported over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Up to 120cm in Italy; 90cm in Austria; 80cm in Switzerland; and 70cm in France.

See our Recent Snowfall Gallery for the latest powder pictures.

FRANCE

The snow is still falling hard and fast today in the French Alps and even more snow is forecast for this weekend: 20-40cm is forecast Saturday (Dec. 28) for the big-name French resorts of MegeveMorzineLes 2 AlpesAlpe d'HuezLa PlagneLes ArcsTignesVal d'IsereVal ThorensMeribelCourchevelSerre Chevalier and Chamonix.

Up to 70cm of snow has already been reported in the French ski resorts this Christmas.

Snowfall reported in France in the last 48 hours:

70cm in Morzine

60cm in Les Orres

60cm in Auron

50cm in Orcieres 1850

45cm in Isola 2000

40cm in Vars and Risoul

37cm in Val Thorens

30cm in Flaine

25cm in Montchavin-Les Coches, Avoriaz and Samoens

20cm in Alpe d'Huez, Megeve, Les Carroz, Valloire, Vaujany, Le Grand Bornand, Villard de Lans, Areches Beaufort, St. Francois Longchamp

19cm in Courchevel

17cm in Les Menuires, Les Saisies

15cm in La Tania, La Clusaz, Morillon, Les 2 Alpes, La Plagne

11cm in Val d'Isere and Orelle

8cm in Les Arcs, Serre Che, Valmorel

Meribel Dec. 26, 2013

Meribel Dec. 26, 2013

ITALY

The snow is still falling in Italy and more is forecast for this weekend: 5-20cm is forecast Saturday (Dec. 28) in the big-name Italian ski resorts of Sauze d'Oulx, Sestriere, Bardonecchia, Courmayeur, Val Gardena, Cervinia Breuil and Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Up to 120cm of snow has already been reported in the Italian ski resorts this Christmas.

Snowfall reported in Italy in the last 48 hours:

120cm in Piani di Bobbio e Valtorta and Chiesa Valmalenco

100cm in Falcade - Passo San Pellegrino and Pinzolo

80cm in Bardonecchia, Bormio

65cm in Livigno

60cm in Madesimo

50cm in Pejo

30cm in Alta Badia

20cm in Pila, Courmayeur and Maniva Ski

Bardonecchia Dec. 19, 2013

Bardonecchia Dec. 19, 2013

AUSTRIA

Snow is still falling in the Austrian Alps and another 10cm is forecast Saturday (Dec. 28) for the big-name Austrian ski resorts of Obergurgl-HochgurglIschgl, St. Anton am Arlberg, Mayrhofen, Kitzbuehel, Lech-Zuers and Zell am See.

Up to 90cm of snow has already been reported in the Austrian ski resorts this Christmas.

Snowfall reported in Austria in the last 48 hours:

90cm in Nassfeld

70cm in Solden

50cm in Stubaier Glacier

23cm in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

20cm in Molltaler Glacier

10cm in Ischgl

Mayrhofen Dec. 23, 2013

Mayrhofen Dec. 23, 2013

SWITZERLAND

The snow is still falling in the Swiss Alps and another 10-20cm is forecast Saturday (Dec. 28) for the big-name Swiss resorts of Verbier, Saas-Fee, Zermatt, Adelboden, Andermatt, Crans Montana, Engelberg, Grindelwald, Gstaad, LaaxArosa and St. Moritz.

Up to 80cm of snow has already been reported in the Swiss ski resorts this Christmas.

Snowfall reported in Switzerland in the last 48 hours:

80cm in Brig

50cm in Laax and Diavolezza-Pontresina

46cm in Bettmeralp-Aletsch Arena

40cm in Engadin St. Moritz and Chur

35cm in Les Rousses and Kandersteg

32cm in Andermatt-Sedrun

30cm in Adelboden

25cm in Murren-Schilthorn and Morgins

20cm in Villars-Gryon, Gstaad 3000 and Grimentz

15cm in Les Diablerets

10cm in Grindelwald, Champery, Nendaz, Grindelwald, Gtaad Mountain Rides, Anzere and Verbier

Saas Fee Dec. 26, 2013

Saas Fee Dec. 26, 2013

PYRENEES

Up to 80cm has already been reported in the Pyrenees ski resorts this Christmas.

Snowfall reported in the Pyrenees in the last 48 hours:

French Pyrenees: 80cm in Piau Engaly; 60cm in Gavarnie; 30cm in St. Lary Soulan; 25cm in Formigueres and Font-Romeu;15cm in Peyragudes and Les Angles.

Andorra10cm in Grandvalira and Vallnord

Spain: 10cm in Formigal

GERMANY

Snowfall reported in Germany in the last 48 hours:

20cm in Felberg

 

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