Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 27th February 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:38am on Saturday 27th February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Partly cloudy
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Steady Easterly 5m/s
Excellent
This report
Saturday 27th February 2016, 9:38am
4cm
Friday 26th February 2016, 9:40am 4cm
Thursday 25th February 2016, 8:52am 5cm
Wednesday 24th February 2016, 7:47am 6cm
Tuesday 23rd February 2016, 10:35am 0cm
Monday 22nd February 2016, 9:17am 6cm
Sunday 21st February 2016, 9:42am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 30cm
Last 14 reports (total): 104cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 150cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 399cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:38am on Saturday 27th February 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Well it’s another weekend here at Appi and it’s shaping up to be on par with most other weekends here.

We did see a few centimetres of snow last night but the base has remained steady for a while now because of the afternoon winds sweeping away what fell. Hopefully today with the winds supposed to calm down somewhat tonight and tomorrow coupled with a forecast 15cm of snow tonight we will see a wonderful Sunday morning for some fresh powder skiing. I’m eagerly anticipating my alarm clock tomorrow.

As far as yesterday goes it was ok. Most of the runs are in good shape with the groomed runs bringing fun before lunch before they’ve been chewed up somewhat. The Sailer and Second runs were fairly deserted most of the day but you can anticipate a decent crowd on them today and tomorrow.

Weather forecasting wise it looks great for Sunday and morning till noon. Temperatures should rise somewhat into the zero zone and winds should become very light this afternoon and into tomorrow night. They’ll pick up again Sunday night and should be strong on Monday and Tuesday. We’re talking 15m/s strong with gusts a little higher. Snowfall is what I’m concerned about and we may see nearly 30cm fall the next few days. How much of it stays around is anyone's guess right now given the windy conditions heading our way.

The good news today is that the Main and Sailer Gondolas are open until 4:30PM, probably because of the increasing daylight.

Come on up and get on the slopes. See you all out there.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

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

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6 day forecast for Appi Kogen:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Appi Kogen

Archive report: Posted at 9:38am on Saturday 27th February 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 27th February 2016
2014/2015
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26th February 4cm - -
25th February 5cm - -
24th February 6cm - -
23rd February 0cm - -
22nd February 6cm - -
21st February 5cm - -
Previous 7 days total 30cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 104cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total - - -
January observed snowfall total 249cm - -
February observed snowfall total 150cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 399cm 0cm 0cm
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