Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 30th April 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:02am on Wednesday 30th April 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
10°C

Top temp:
6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
2m/s S
Fair to poor in places
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Wednesday 30th April 2014, 8:02am
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Tuesday 29th April 2014, 9:09am 0cm
Monday 28th April 2014, 8:49am 0cm
Sunday 27th April 2014, 9:23am 0cm
Saturday 26th April 2014, 9:56am 0cm
Friday 25th April 2014, 9:10am 0cm
Thursday 24th April 2014, 9:24am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (April 2014) total: 8cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 423cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:02am on Wednesday 30th April 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Well, I'm afraid it's raining this morning in Hakuba, and has been since last night.

It's not going to help the remaining snow of course, and some places that had only a small amount of snow remaining may suddenly be getting bare today. It's all about getting in the last runs now over this last run of days of the season on-resort.

Lots of cloud around this morning and fog reducing visibility in places on the mountains. Still it will be getting fairly warm during the day.

Hopefully we will get to see the sun tomorrow, though forecasts do say there's a chance of rain showers still at times.

For the

Happo-one have an information stand by the Gondola base now with information regarding the situation for folk wanting to explore the mountains beyond the ski lifts. There's a white board there stating the number of accidents in the Northen Alps last year - 72 accidents; 12 deaths; 41 injured; 25 rescued. The message is clear - make proper plans, take proper care and don't be a statistic!

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Official snow depth numbers and operations at resorts remaining open (as of 30th April 2014):

Hakuba Goryu:
Plans to be open until 11th May. Top area open, need to get gondola back down to base.
Upper - 140cm
Toomi - 0cm

Hakuba 47:
Plans to be open until 6th May. Almost all of Hakuba 47 remains open.
Upper - 100cm
Lower - 30cm

Happo-one:
Plans to be open until 6th May. Top areas (Riesen Grat, Usagidaira, Kurobishi, Panorama, Skyline) open. Need to get lift back down to base.
Usagidaira - 85cm
Lower - 0cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Plans to be open until 6th May. Top area remains open.
Tsuganomori - 160cm
Lower - 0cm

All other resorts now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 8:02am on Wednesday 30th April 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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February observed snowfall total 91cm 168cm -
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April observed snowfall total 8cm 6cm -
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Season observed snowfall total 423cm 565cm 0cm
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