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J2Ski Snow Report - January 23rd 2020

Published : 23-Jan-2020 06:17

J2Ski Snow Report 23rd January 2020

This week, they have been mainly digging out, in Les Angles, French Pyrenees...

Some fresh for The Alps, and The Pyrenees get hosed!

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Huge Snowfalls in the Pyrenees

Published : 22-Jan-2020 09:39

Snowfalls in the Pyrenees this week have exceeded even the most optimistic expectations with one resort in the French Pyrenees reporting up to 1.8 metres (six feet) of snowfall on its upper slopes with more forecast.

Ski star Wadeck Gorak is pictured today at Les Angles in the French Pyrenees which has been closed due to the heavy snowfall and, at times, storm force winds, but is now working to re-open.

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Very heavy snowfall is being forecast for ski areas in the Pyrenees over the next few days.

Unusually the numbers ? as much as 115cm (nearly four feet) over 48 hours and as much as 85cm (nearly three feet) in 24 hours are being forecast the day before the snow I due to arrive ? rather than a week or more away when forecasting models do sometimes give big number possibility extremes, before these diminishing as the forecast day gets nearer.

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Fresh Snowfall in the Alps

Published : 18-Jan-2020 10:09

There's been fresh snowfall across large parts of the Alps overnight and temperatures have dropped to well below freezing in many areas.

For many areas it is the first snowfall of the New Year and new decade, having enjoyed mostly dry and sunny weather for four weeks, since just before Christmas.

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British snowboard star Katie Ormerod took third place in today's Slopestyle finals at the 2020 Laax Open in Switzerland.

It was Ormerod's first competition since returning from injury and she had already posted online that she was "Super happy to qualify into Friday's finals ?Thanks Laax for creating such an epic and fun course!"

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