Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 24th November 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:37pm on Thursday 24th November 2011
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Partly Cloudy
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
6 m/s
Excellent
This report
Thursday 24th November 2011, 3:37pm
0cm
Wednesday 23rd November 2011, 11:56am 10cm
Tuesday 22nd November 2011, 12:20pm 15cm
Monday 21st November 2011, 10:40am 20cm
Sunday 20th November 2011, 13:22pm 0cm
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Last 7 reports (total): 45cm
Last 14 reports (total): 66cm
Current month (November 2011) total: 66cm
2011/2012 season so far total: 66cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:37pm on Thursday 24th November 2011
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The rain has passed for now. Furano is currently drying out in the afternoon sun after a morning of rain showers. There wasn't nearly as much precipitation as anticipated, and the town is still awash in white. As temperatures prepare to plummet, be careful driving on the slushy-iced roads come nightfall. It's 5 degrees as of 3pm, but the thermometer will be taking a sharp downwards turn very soon. In a few hours we should see below-freezing temps and some serious snow start to churn up in the area.

With these beautiful, baby-blue skies out my window right now, nothing could look farther from the truth, but all the weather forecasting sources are saying we are in for some significant snow tonight. Expect the wintry weather to continue all through the day on Friday and into Saturday, effectively taking back everything that the rain did today. On the top of the mountain (40cm base), we saw mostly a wintry mix, so no real damage done there, but the foot of the mountain (20cm base) did see some rain, so be prepared for a brittle crust to develop as things cool down for the evening.

If you're in it for the powder, Friday and Saturday are going to big days to be out on the mountain.

Archive report: Posted at 3:37pm on Thursday 24th November 2011
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