Furano Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 22nd November 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:20pm on Tuesday 22nd November 2011
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
-
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow Showers
wind condition
Light wind
3 m/s
This report
Tuesday 22nd November 2011, 12:20pm
15cm
Monday 21st November 2011, 10:40am 20cm
Sunday 20th November 2011, 13:22pm 0cm
Saturday 19th November 2011, 12:52pm 0cm
Friday 18th November 2011, 10:23am 0cm
Thursday 17th November 2011, 9:31am 5cm
Wednesday 16th November 2011, 16:57pm 11cm
Last 7 reports (total): 51cm
Last 14 reports (total): 56cm
Current month (November 2011) total: 56cm
2011/2012 season so far total: 56cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:20pm on Tuesday 22nd November 2011
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

The Ski Resort is Open!

Yesterday's storm totals saw upwards of 40cm fall in the village and even more on the mountain. Furano was hit with the heaviest snow we've had this autumn, and it was just in time to get things up and running for this season, only 3 days behind schedule. Here's a look at things now, at the top of the season.

[Current Snow Depths]
Top 40㎝
Bottom 20㎝

[Lift Operations]
■Furano Ropeway
8:30-14:40
■Furano Downhill
8:30-15:00

[Open Courses]
■Sailer Course (Top Half)
■Spies Course(Top Half)
■Shirakaba Course

You aren't allowed to ski all the way down to the bottom of the mountain yet, so when you do decide to pack it in for the day, please use the Furano Ropeway (last lift down at 15:10)

Due to the spotty snowfall, there are some places where rocks or bushes may be peaking out of the snow.

We should see some snow showers on and off throughout the day, but no major accumulation like we saw over the last few days. The sun is trying its best to peak out from behind the clouds, so we may just warm up above the freezing mark, but only barely, and only towards the bottom of the mountain. The winds are whipping around out there, so stay bundled up and enjoy the first day of skiing this season!

Archive report: Posted at 12:20pm on Tuesday 22nd November 2011
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

[Lift Operations]
■Furano Ropeway
8:30-14:40
■Furano Downhill
8:30-15:00

[Open Courses]
Sailer Course (Top Half)
Spies Course(Top Half)
Shirakaba Course

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