Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 23rd January 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:14am on Wednesday 23rd January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy but bright
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Good
This report
Wednesday 23rd January 2013, 9:14am
0cm
Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 9:32am 8cm
Monday 21st January 2013, 12:21pm 0cm
Sunday 20th January 2013, 10:30am 3cm
Saturday 19th January 2013, 9:12am 0cm
Friday 18th January 2013, 9:10am 10cm
Thursday 17th January 2013, 9:29am 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 31cm
Last 14 reports (total): 64cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 89cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 321cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Wednesday 23rd January 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

It was all about the wet variety of snow yesterday, though luckily we escaped the full on heavy rain that some other places not too far away got. There'll be some icy/hard conditions out there I would imagine today.

This morning things are much clearer. There's a layer of fairly low cloud above the village but it's clearer up top, and if not blue skies a more silver feel to the sky colour. The sun is shining down in places though through the thin cloud and it feels like it might clear up some.

No fresh snowfall in the village to report anyway this morning though some resorts reporting snowfall from yesterday of 5cm and up to 15cm (guess where).

It is currently about -2C in the village here and top of resort hanging at around -6C early this morning.

So generally clouds skies but bright and a slight breeze.

Tomorrow should be clearer from the get go and remain relatively mild. Still looking good for snow to arrive by night time though and then a potentially considerably dump of snow due on Friday into Saturday. I say yes! (And strong winds as well. I say no!)

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Official snow depths and operations @ Wednesday 23rd January 2013 noon:

Hakuba Goryu:
No new snowfall reported by Hakuba Goryu this morning.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 290cm;
Toomi - 150cm;
Iimori - 110cm

Hakuba 47:
5cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47 this morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 220cm
Lower - 165cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 210cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 110cm
Sakka - 100cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 260cm
Lower slopes - 110cm

Hakuba Cortina:
5-15cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina this morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 295cm
Lower slopes - 175cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 165cm
Lower slopes - 70cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
115cm

Hakuba Minekata:
100cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Wednesday 23rd January 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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