Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix) ↑7° ↓-4° Forecast:   37" Base:   45"
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Today's Forecast
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  • Dewpoint↓7° / ↑-8°
  • Humidity↓85% / ↑100%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow37"
  • Regional Snow Depth45"
Cloudy throughout the day.
Expected snowfall to be 20 to 24 inches in the early morning followed by another 5 to 8 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon followed by another 4 to 7 inches in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.41 to 2.05 inches
Winds W 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to NW 10 to 21 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -33 to -26 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 16th
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  • Dewpoint↓-3° / ↑-7°
  • Humidity↓99% / ↑100%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow24"
  • Regional Snow Depth51"
Overcast throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 7 inches in the early morning followed by another 7 to 10 inches before noon and 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon followed by another 4 to 7 inches later into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.26 to 1.28 inches
Winds NW 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to NW 11 to 22 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 59 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -32 to -28 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 17th
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  • Dewpoint↓-7° / ↑-23°
  • Humidity↓33% / ↑100%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth51"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds 23 to 35 mph through the morning becoming N 30 to 42 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 86 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -37 to -20 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 18th
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  • Dewpoint↓10° / ↑-6°
  • Humidity↓56% / ↑100%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow30"
  • Regional Snow Depth54"
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning, and then overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches before noon and 14 to 18 inches in the afternoon followed by another 10 to 14 inches into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.44 to 2.18 inches
Winds NW 31 to 43 mph through the morning shifting to 37 to 49 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 104 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -24 to -15 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 19th
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  • Dewpoint↓10° / ↑-18°
  • Humidity↓7% / ↑100%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth54"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Flurries possible.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds. Wind chill expected to be between -21 to -11 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 20th
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  • Dewpoint↓7° / ↑-13°
  • Humidity↓14% / ↑65%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon and then clear later into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds. Wind chill expected to be between -9 to -6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
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Location
  • Country: France
European Short and Extended Range Outlook
December 01, 2017

(Please email chris@snowforecast.com and let me know what you would like to see in this discussion)

This forecast primarily covers the Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria)

Friday (1st) -LOW PRESSURE + snow + cold... Low pressure is dominant over the Alps region, with snow and cold expected for all areas. By Friday night the system is dropping south into Italy, with snow favoring Austria and Italy plus southern Switzerland, and increasingly fair weather expected across France and Switzerland (north), Germany as well.

Saturday and Sunday (2nd-3rd), through next Wednesday (6th) - High pressure ridging aloft builds in, with fair weather and mostly sunny skies. This pattern holds through next Wednesday.

LONGER RANGE OUTLOOK

Thursday through Saturday (7th-9th), through next Wednesday - Strong low pressure moves through with more cold air and expected snowfall, some significant.

Sunday through mid-December (10th-xx) - Low pressure systems and snow continue, with some stronger storms and bigger snowfalls expected as this pattern becomes more dominant. CM

Expanded Outlook

Friday
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iconWinds: W 11 to 22 mph, then NW 10 to 21 mph
iconForecast Snow: 37"
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Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 20 to 24 inches in the early morning followed by another 5 to 8 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.32 to 1.6 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -33 to -26 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon, then another 4 to 7 inches into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -30 to -26 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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Saturday
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iconWinds: NW 11 to 22 mph, then NW 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 24"
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AM

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Cloudy before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 4 to 7 inches in the early morning, then another 7 to 10 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.73 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -32 to -28 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon followed by another 4 to 7 inches later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.55 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 59 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -32 to -30 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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Sunday
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iconWinds: 23 to 35 mph, then N 30 to 42 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds 23 to 35 mph with gusts up to 86 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -37 to -31 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds N 30 to 42 mph with gusts up to 62 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -31 to -20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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Monday
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iconWinds: NW 31 to 43 mph, then 37 to 49 mph
iconForecast Snow: 30"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 31 to 43 mph with gusts up to 101 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -19 to -15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 14 to 18 inches in the afternoon, then another 10 to 14 inches in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.41 to 2.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds 37 to 49 mph with gusts up to 104 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -24 to -17 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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Tuesday
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iconWinds: variable to mph, then variable to mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -21 to -20 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -19 to -11 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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Wednesday
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iconWinds: variable to mph, then variable to mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -9 to -7 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -6 to -6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,265ft
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