Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 23rd January 2016

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:01am on Saturday 23rd January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Partly cloudy
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow
wind condition
Steady Easterly steady 3M/S
Limited
This report
Saturday 23rd January 2016, 9:01am
0cm
Friday 22nd January 2016, 8:53am 1cm
Thursday 21st January 2016, 9:06am 4cm
Wednesday 20th January 2016, 8:06am 14cm
Tuesday 19th January 2016, 8:18am 42cm
Monday 18th January 2016, 9:10am 5cm
Sunday 17th January 2016, 8:49am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 112cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 236cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 236cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Saturday 23rd January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good Saturday morning from Appi.

As I write this it is partly cloudy with some very light snowfall. Later this afternoon the clouds should disappear giving way to sunny skies with average base temperatures in the -6 degree range. The wind should cooperate today and die down also in the afternoon making for a good day out there. With 17 of 21 runs open and the mountain should be fairly busy today. As always make sure your wrapped accordingly as this mornings temperatures at the peak combined with the wind will make for a finger numbing experience.

Yesterday came out as planned with very little snowfall and non that added anything to our accumulation statistics. The wind whipped up in typical style here mid afternoon making the mountain even more desolate.

The forecast for the next few days calls for a smattering of snow later tonight and into tomorrow. Winds fairly light and variable with temperatures fairly steady at -7. All in all the mountain is in good shape with very little vegetation poking its ugly head through the base layer. The runs are in good shape overall but you can expect a little ice this morning until the runs get worn in a little.

Have a wonderful weekend.

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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 3 lift C
- Number 4 lift
- Sailer quad
- Sailer connecting
- Vista quad

Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Saturday 23rd January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Appi Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 23rd January 2016
2014/2015
Season
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22nd January 1cm - -
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20th January 14cm - -
19th January 42cm - -
18th January 5cm - -
17th January 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 66cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 112cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total - - -
January observed snowfall total 236cm - -
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March observed snowfall total - - -
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May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 236cm 0cm 0cm
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