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How long before this cold front passes?
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Old 29.10.2012, 17:19
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expected cold front duration
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Old 29.10.2012, 17:22
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How long before this cold front passes?
It should get warm again in March.

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How long before this cold front passes?

What cold front?
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Re: Weather

Looks more like an occluded front to me.




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Gone already - snow has melted, sunny all day up here in the Jura mountains
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still lots of snow here in Bulle.....roads are finally cleared but now everything turned to ice....should be getting colder in the next few days
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Re: Weather

Hi,
we are debating whether to ski in the Jura Mountains at the beginning or end of February. We will actually be starting from Lajoux.

Any advice would be very welcome

Thanks
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we are debating whether to ski in the Jura Mountains at the beginning or end of February. We will actually be starting from Lajoux.

Any advice would be very welcome

Thanks

http://www.meteoschweiz.admin.ch/web...2718+Lajoux+JU

here the local weather-forecast for the next few days

however, forecasts for February are not yet available
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we are debating whether to ski in the Jura Mountains at the beginning or end of February. We will actually be starting from Lajoux.

Any advice would be very welcome

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Advice? Yes, you should, you'll probably enjoy it.
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Re: Weather

It's not that cold!!
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Re: Weather

Thanks for the weather report and recommendation to go (only probably?)
It would be good to know whether the beginning or end of Feb would be better.

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Thanks for the weather report and recommendation to go (only probably?)
It would be good to know whether the beginning or end of Feb would be better.
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That all depends on if and when it snows. that can vary from year to year.
ALso, keep in mind that Swiss schools have their winter (ski) holidays over Feb. I think they are staggered through the different cantons throughout the month.
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Re: Weather

The problem with the Jura is, that at an average of 1000ish metres, it's not snow sure for the whole of the winter period. It's hard to predict whether the conditions will be good at any specific time, during the next couple of months or so. When you live here, it's no problem; when you visit, it's can be a bit hit and miss - pot luck.
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we are debating whether to ski in the Jura Mountains at the beginning or end of February. We will actually be starting from Lajoux.

Any advice would be very welcome

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Lots of snow up here on the Jura - more later this week ..
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Old 13.01.2013, 23:45
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Re: Weather

Going to be very unpredictable in a few days. Today: Tuesday: Friday.
Blue - Cold. Green - Warm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/20998895
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Re: Weather

Brace yourself for cold front within next few days: http://www.meteoschweiz.admin.ch/web/en.html

... and enjoy tons of fun on pistes and off pistes. I wish winter lasted long enough to be able to ski all over major resorts
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... and enjoy tons of fun on pistes and off pistes. I wish winter lasted long enough to be able to ski all over major resorts
quite interesting but the OP post was about prospects in the whole of FEBRUARY ! What can we say about the prospects of THAT month ?

Trendwise, I might recommend the first half of that month, as fairly often late February sees releatively warm weather. But this is reading out of a crystal ball
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quite interesting but the OP post was about prospects in the whole of FEBRUARY ! What can we say about the prospects of THAT month ?

Trendwise, I might recommend the first half of that month, as fairly often late February sees releatively warm weather. But this is reading out of a crystal ball
It is gonna be a great snow sports month as usual for this time of the year. My crystal ball tells me good skiing is to be had ahead. Lets not forget that snow always avails in the mountains. At worst case scenario if GraubŁnden and Luzern ski resorts fail the plan, one has to move to upper locations Zermatt or Valais.
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It is gonna be a great snow sports month as usual for this time of the year. My crystal ball tells me good skiing is to be had ahead. Lets not forget that snow always avails in the mountains. At worst case scenario if GraubŁnden and Luzern ski resorts fail the plan, one has to move to upper locations Zermatt or Valais.
Nice, but the OP clearly referred to the Jurassic areas


and NOT to the ALPINE areas
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