Val Thorens ↑22° ↓15° Forecast:   9" Base:   35"
Today's Forecast
↑22° ↓15°
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  • Dewpoint↓21° / ↑13°
  • Humidity↓89% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow9"
  • Regional Snow Depth35"
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 7 to 10 inches in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon and a dusting into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.21 to 1.03 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to SW 5 to 14 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 0 to 5 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 16th
↑15° ↓11°
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  • Dewpoint↓15° / ↑8°
  • Humidity↓89% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow11"
  • Regional Snow Depth38"
Overcast through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 6 to 9 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 2 to 3 inches in the afternoon, then another trace in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.19 to 0.95 inches
Winds W 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to W 5 to 14 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 22 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -5 to 0 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 17th
↑17° ↓9°
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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓43% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth38"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming clear into the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to SW 5 to 14 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 35 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -7 to 2 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 18th
↑22° ↓16°
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  • Dewpoint↓21° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓39% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth37"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.53 inches
Winds W 10 to 21 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 0 to 6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 19th
↑27° ↓19°
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  • Dewpoint↓7° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓30% / ↑68%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth36"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening.
No snow.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 6 to 19 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 20th
↑34° ↓27°
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  • Dewpoint↓11° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓21% / ↑39%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth34"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
No snow.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds. Wind chill expected to be between 16 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
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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
↑22° / ↓15°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then SW 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 9"
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AM

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↑22° / ↓17°
Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 7 to 10 inches in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.2 to 0.98 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 2 to 5 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑17° / ↓15°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 0 to 4 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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Saturday
↑15° / ↓11°
iconWinds: W 7 to 16 mph, then W 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 11"
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AM

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↑15° / ↓13°
Sky
Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 6 to 9 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.75 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -5 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑13° / ↓11°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches in the afternoon followed by another dusting into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 22 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -5 to -3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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Sunday
↑17° / ↓9°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then SW 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑11° / ↓9°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -7 to -2 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑17° / ↓11°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 32 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -3 to 2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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Monday
↑22° / ↓16°
iconWinds: W 10 to 21 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑22° / ↓17°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 0 to 5 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑21° / ↓16°
Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 0 to 6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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Tuesday
↑27° / ↓19°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑22° / ↓19°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 6 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑27° / ↓22°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 11 to 19 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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Wednesday
↑34° / ↓27°
iconWinds: variable to mph, then variable to mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑32° / ↓27°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 16 to 22 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑34° / ↓32°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 22 to 25 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 7,536ft
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