Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 28th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:03am on Saturday 28th January 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 8:03am on Saturday 28th January 2012
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This mornings accumulation of 19 cm in the valley ensures that we will have yet another great day out on the hills. There should be enough snow to reset the slopes everywhere around the valley in the resorts. Resorts around the villages are this morning reporting 30-50cm of new snowfall on upper slopes, so late January really is turning out to be very good for Hakuba. It's going to be excellent snow out there today.

It is currently snowing trace amounts and is expected to stay light until Monday when a new system follows up this big one we have just experienced with another big one.

Temperatures will stay low on the hills ranging from -6 C to - 11 C with a wind chill making it feel like -17 C. Winds will be breezy at 3m/s coming from the NW and NNW. The freezing level will remain at sea level keeping our conditions nice and wintery.

Today and tomorrow will maintain overcast skies with snow and perhaps even a small chance of some sun breaking through occasionally. Our next storm will be rolling in on Tuesday with a significant amount of precipitation expected through Thursday.

With all this new snowfall, avalanche conditions have been set at considerable below treeline and high above tree line. Please remember to ski and ride with care and respect the resort rules and regulations.

Official snow depths and operations @ Saturday 28th January 2012 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
Goryu reported 25cm of new snow on upper slopes and 5cm on lower areas earlier this morning. All lifts operating.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 275cm;
Toomi - 125cm;
Iimori - 110cm.

Hakuba 47:
47 reporting another 50cm of fresh snow this morning. All courses and lifts open/operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 265cm
Lower - 135cm

Happo-one:
Ski lifts/courses:
All lifts apart from Happo No1 pair and Kita One No3 pair operating.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 210cm;
Sakka - 110cm;
Nakiyama - 110cm.

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 285cm
Champion - 220cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Corting reported 40cm of fresh snow on the upper slopes and 30cm lower down. All lifts and most courses open today.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 340cm
Lower - 250cm

Hakuba Norikura:
Official snow depth:
190cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper - 170cm
Lower - 100cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
110cm

Hakuba Minekata:
95cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:03am on Saturday 28th January 2012
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