Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 17th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 17th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Easterly Steady 3M/S
Excellent
This report
Sunday 17th January 2016, 8:49am
0cm
Saturday 16th January 2016, 9:20am 6cm
Friday 15th January 2016, 8:26am 3cm
Thursday 14th January 2016, 9:14am 5cm
Wednesday 13th January 2016, 9:02am 1cm
Tuesday 12th January 2016, 8:34am 4cm
Monday 11th January 2016, 7:45am 23cm
Last 7 reports (total): 42cm
Last 14 reports (total): 170cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 170cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 170cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 17th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from a very sunny Appi Kogen.

Yesterday’s afternoon winds forced many people off the mountain early with the gusts reaching up to 20M/S in some places. That combined with bone chilling -20 degree temperatures did not make for a pleasant day at all. Thankfully the winds won’t be back for a while as the coming forecast calls for decreasing winds and rising temperatures.

It’s a beautiful sunny day today and temperatures should reach a high of around -6 at the base and -8 at the top. Winds should be light with a possible afternoon increase in typical Appi fashion but will die out significantly into the early evening. Unfortunately no snow fall is predicted today so make sure you’ve got plenty of sunscreen in your backpack !!

No more additional runs are open today but I’m hoping the forecast of a massive amount of snow coming our way Monday and Tuesday (60cm +) will make sure Appi is finally completely open. I hope you’re as excited as I am about the forecast and I’m praying they’re going to be a little more than 50% right this time.

Have a great sunny day on the slopes.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

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

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 17th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

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