Skiing in the Alps

<–skycam from Zermatt, Switzerland (will go black at night).  Click here for more live cams from the Alps.  At the Zermatt Ski Area, they report 7 lifts are open with up to 80″ of base.  Zurich reports the heaviest early snowfall since records began in 1931.  Up to 12.6″ was reported.  The heavy snow downed trees and power lines that blocked rail lines and snarled traffic.  Power outages were also reported in England from cold and snow.  Thousands were left without power in central England.  BTW, here we plow and sand the roads.  In England they “grit” the roads and…