Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 22nd December 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:55am on Tuesday 22nd December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow at times
wind condition
W 5m/s
Fair
This report
Tuesday 22nd December 2015, 9:55am
2cm
Monday 21st December 2015, 11:00am 115cm
Last 7 reports (total): 117cm
Last 14 reports (total): 117cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 117cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 117cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:55am on Tuesday 22nd December 2015
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

There has been bit of fresh snowfall overnight - just a few cm - and this morning it is continuing to snow lightly with more snow accumulation likely on the upper areas of the mountain. The snow quality is a little wet.

According to the local weather forecast, from tomorrow until Friday should be generally cloudy with the next snowfall due around 26th December.

About 60% of the courses at Grandeco remain open 60% including the 3500m long Rainbow 3500 course.

The gondola and two hi-speed lift are operating at the resort.

The roads around the Ura Bandai area and up to Grandeco are covered with snow - snow tires are needed. The photos with todays report are from the roads approaching Grandeco.

The ski resorts in the Inawashiro area on the southern side of Mt Bandai remain closed, waiting for more snowfall.

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Snow and weather forecast:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Grandeco

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Archive report: Posted at 9:55am on Tuesday 22nd December 2015
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and two high speed lifts operating

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