Call it Easter or spring, but celebrate: it’s a Swiss long holiday weekend!

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Weather outlook for 29 March-1 April: some are calling it an April Fool’s joke Don’t forget to change your clocks GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – First, the weather, mostly lousy, with occasional sunshine and unseasonably low temperatures. Throughout Switzerland, from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April, the weather forecast is for rain or snow every day, […]

Swiss weekend weather and what’s on, 22-24 March 2013

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Spring is inching closer, as anyone who steps outside Friday will notice (a high of 14C is expected in Geneva, so don’t eat that sandwich at the desk – go outside!). But keep those warm clothes handy because the temperature will start to drift down again Saturday, when rain is forecast for […]

Skiers warm up as first layers of Swiss snow arrive

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Click on images to view larger Geneva / Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Snow began to make a serious appearance in the Swiss Alps and the Jura mountains over the weekend, leaving the first layers that are needed for a good skiing base. Jura skiers were already out Saturday and Sunday 20-21 November, at La Faucille. […]

Swiss snow and winter sports report, 26 February

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Go above 2,000 for decent snow – but avalanche danger has risen to 4/5 in some areas

Swiss weekend snow and winter sports report, 12 February 2010

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Carnival, perfect snow, blue skies and more

Swiss weekend snow and winter sports report, 15 January 2010

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Runs were excellent and slopes quiet during the week