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Soleil Today's weather Last update : 12/16/2017 at 17:01

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Flocons

3200M

275cm

2300M

200cm

In Val Thorens during the day cloudy, light snowfall. In the morning -12 to -10 degrees. Highs near -11 degrees.

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Do you know? - Artificial snow

[Do you know?] Artificial snow

Artificial snow, a resource from the natural environment

« Artificial snow produced by snow cannons is the same as snow which falls from the sky.

It's simply pressurised water put through a spray system known as a snow cannon.

Water is vaporised in the ambient air and is then instantly frozen due to winter's sub-zero temperatures.

Contrary to popular belief, additives are not a part of the process. Water is drawn from high-altitude reservoirs filled by naturally melted snow. »

 

 

Jean Bourcet
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SETAM

 

 

 

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