Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:36am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, some blue sky
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
W 6m
visibility condition
Good
This report
Tuesday 3rd January 2017, 9:36am
10cm
Monday 2nd January 2017, 8:56am 0cm
Sunday 1st January 2017, 8:50am 0cm
Saturday 31st December 2016, 8:55am 3cm
Friday 30th December 2016, 9:40am 2cm
Thursday 29th December 2016, 9:12am 0cm
Wednesday 28th December 2016, 9:01am 13cm
Last 7 reports (total): 28cm
Last 14 reports (total): 40cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 10cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 126cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:36am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

I am happy to report 10cm of fresh snow that has fallen last night. All the branches of the trees are covered with snow and it all looks beautiful... as it should be!

The ski courses have that new layer of snow and are perfectly groomed. It should be a fine morning.

According to the forecast, snow will keep falling on and off through until around the 6th, cloudy through 10th, big snow fall around the night time on 10th. Let's see how that plays out. The remaining courses (including the advanced course) will open when there's enough snow - hopefully around that time.

Snow park information:
5m straight rail, 4m straight rail, 4m down box, 4 formed cask, drum can, 6m straight box, 8m straight rail, 6m down box and 6m wide box.

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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
[B-c] Mint C
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender B

Official snow depth:
70cm

Road condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: wet snow
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: wet snow
Snow tires are necessary.

Archive report: Posted at 9:36am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift

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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 3rd January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Tuesday 3rd January 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 3rd January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 3rd January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
3rd January 10cm 0cm -
2nd January 0cm 0cm -
1st January 0cm 1cm -
31st December 3cm 1cm -
30th December 2cm 6cm -
29th December 0cm 6cm -
28th December 13cm 21cm -
Previous 7 days total 28cm 35cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 40cm 178cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 10cm 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 126cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 3rd January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
10cm
[126cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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