Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 6th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:04am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Generally cloudy
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
North West wind 8m/s sometimes over 10m/s
Good
This report
Wednesday 6th January 2016, 11:04am
3cm
Tuesday 5th January 2016, 9:05am 0cm
Monday 4th January 2016, 9:39am 0cm
Sunday 3rd January 2016, 9:10am 0cm
Saturday 2nd January 2016, 9:22am 0cm
Friday 1st January 2016, 8:59am 1cm
Thursday 31st December 2015, 8:35am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 64cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 4cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 181cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:04am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Some new powder snow overnight though not a huge amount - not enough to cover the icy conditions that previous rain had given us. But still nice to see some fresh, and hopefully there is more on the way in the next few days. The forecast is shaping up very nicely at the moment. Snow every day in the coming week... that sounds good. We'll have that please.

It is just cloudy this morning but snow should be falling tonight and through the day tomorrow. Might ease a little first thing Friday but be back for the three day weekend (Monday is a national holiday in Japan). The forecast currently indicates that there may be heavy snow on the way along with some really cold conditions.

A proper winter storm!

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad
Number 2 quad
Number 3 quad

Courses open:

(A-a) Rainbow 3500
(A-b) Rainbow 3500
(A-c) Rainbow 3500
(B-a) Mint
(B-c) Mint
(C) Center
(D-b) Lavender
(F) Basil

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Snow and weather forecast:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Grandeco

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Archive report: Posted at 11:04am on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and three quad lifts operating

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