Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 6th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:07am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow
wind condition
South Easterly at 7Mps
Good more than 10km
This report
Wednesday 6th January 2016, 9:07am
6cm
Tuesday 5th January 2016, 9:03am 5cm
Monday 4th January 2016, 11:19am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 11cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 11cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 11cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Yesterday brought some more snow that actually stayed around for more than a few hours.

The windy conditions that have plagued us for a week now are abating somewhat which should make for a more enjoyable on mountain experience and more importantly keep the main Gondola running full time. The official snow depth has seen an increase in 5cm, meagre but very much needed.

Today brings lighter winds but temperatures that should decrease from the mid afternoon into the early morning.

Snow is forecast for the rest of the week and the coming weekend and we are all eagerly awaiting the opening of the rest of the runs on the mountain.

Currently operating lifts:

- Appi Gondola
- Central Number 1 quad
- Number 2 lift A
- Number 2 lift B
- Number 3 lift B
- Number 4 lift

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Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

6 lifts operating

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