Check the web cams. There may be clear skies in some places while not in others!
Weather Forecast (as reported by Météo-France Savoie on 22nd January 2014) for Savoie and the N French Alps
Maybe 'winter' has arrived at last? From Wednesday night onwards, a series of unsettled, stormy weather patterns will come through from the N to NW. It will become a lot colder, and we are due for quite a lot of fresh snow over the next few days!
Tonight: Following a stunning "bluebird" day, cloud cover will thicken as the night progresses. Small amounts (less than 3 cm) of snow will fall above 400/600 m. Temperatures: -7° at 2000 m and -14° at 3000 m.
Remaining cold in the mountains, with light snowfall above 400/600 m. Becoming brighter and dry from mid- afternoon. More snowfall overnight, down to 300/500 m (around 15-25 cm of snow expected at 1500 m). S winds at altitude turning NW during the afternoon and strengthening to 50 km/hr. Looks like maybe 20 cm or more in many places!!
Remaining cold in the mountains. Frequent snow showers until the early afternoon - then it will clear up. 0° at 700 m. Wind remaining N, with gusts of 40 to 60 km/hr.
Sunny at high altitude above a sea of cloud at 1500 m. Clouding over again during the night, with more snowfall.