James Cove is in Verbier, Switzerland, reporting on warm Autumnal conditions +12°C in town.
However its not all gloomy. There has been snow but at high altitude across The Alps- Cervinia had 80cm of fresh snow, Saas Fee claims snow depths of 1.8m,
Some resorts in northern Italy like Aosta, and the southern French Alps, like Serre Chevalier and Les Deux Alpes, have had some good snow but all on the higher slopes.
See here for further information: planetski.eu/news/3228
Video shot on 12th November 2011