Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 17th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:11am on Saturday 17th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Heavy snowfall
wind condition
W 5m
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Saturday 17th December 2016, 8:11am
20cm
Friday 16th December 2016, 9:19am 2cm
Thursday 15th December 2016, 9:15am 2cm
Wednesday 14th December 2016, 9:55am 10cm
Tuesday 13th December 2016, 9:38am 0cm
Monday 12th December 2016, 9:07am 8cm
Sunday 11th December 2016, 9:33am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 44cm
Last 14 reports (total): 82cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 77cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 81cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:11am on Saturday 17th December 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from a very snowy Grandeco.

It is still snowing at this moment 8am in all of the Bandai area and there's a good 20cm of new snow on the ground at base.

According to the forecast, it should be snowing through the day today until evening, so we can expect more fresh snow.

Course conditions is getting nice and soft again with the new layer of snow - nice fresh light snow too. Wax those boards before going out!

Grandeco will be opening another course from this morning, so now 3500m of beginners course will be available.

It should be a good weekend!

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad lift
Number 2 quad lift

Courses open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500
[A-b] Rainbow 3500
[A-c] Rainbow 3500
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender

Official snow depth:
85cm

Road condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Grandeco, snow, snow tires are necessary.

Archive report: Posted at 8:11am on Saturday 17th December 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

See main report

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  2016/2017
*as of Saturday 17th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th December 20cm - -
16th December 2cm - -
15th December 2cm - -
14th December 10cm - -
13th December 0cm - -
12th December 8cm - -
11th December 2cm - -
Previous 7 days total 44cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 82cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 77cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total - 232cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 81cm 571cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
77cm
[81cm]
- - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
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