Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 21st February 2017

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:52am on Tuesday 21st February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds over us
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing still
wind condition
Quite strong winds
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Tuesday 21st February 2017, 8:52am
25cm
Monday 20th February 2017, 8:54am 1cm
Sunday 19th February 2017, 8:48am 9cm
Saturday 18th February 2017, 8:42am 1cm
Friday 17th February 2017, 8:03am 0cm
Thursday 16th February 2017, 8:01am 0cm
Wednesday 15th February 2017, 8:43am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 37cm
Last 14 reports (total): 117cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 179cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 807cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:52am on Tuesday 21st February 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Morning from Madarao.

And it's a windy morning here after a windy night (and I almost forgot, wet conditions in the day), but with a good 25+cm of fresh snow on the ground too. I think that's a decent number to report given the wind and that it'll be less/more in places.

The wind is actually affecting resort operations with the Super Quad lift currently on hold and the Number 13 lift resting out the day. The Number 2 quad lift looks like it will be opening but has been delayed.

Conditions should calm down later on and we're likely to get some sun tomorrow at least for part of the day. Looks like things will be settling down again once this storm passes.

It's mad to think that we have just one more week left in February. The winter season flies by way too quickly. Slow down please!

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Operating status for the day at Madarao Kogen (at time of report):

- Number 1 lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3A lift
- Super quad lift on hold
- Number 11 lift
- Number 12 lift
- Number 15 lift
- Moving walkway
- Kids Park
- Free Ride Park

Tree runs should be open, currently being checked

- Powder Wave I
- Powder Wave II
- River Line
- Powder Theater
- Adventure Aisle
- Crystal Bowl
- Ninja
- Sawa
- Rabbit
- Kamoshika
- Bear

- Nighta at Madarao Kogen is every Saturday until 25th March (and also on 19th March)

Official snow depth:

- 300cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:52am on Tuesday 21st February 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Some lifts affected by weather conditions this morning

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  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 21st February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
21st February 25cm 0cm 0cm
20th February 1cm 0cm 30cm
19th February 9cm 0cm 2cm
18th February 1cm 20cm 0cm
17th February 0cm 4cm 0cm
16th February 0cm 18cm 10cm
15th February 1cm 0cm 30cm
Previous 7 days total 37cm 42cm 72cm
Previous 14 days total 117cm 82cm 132cm
November observed snowfall total 9cm 0cm 5cm
December observed snowfall total 211cm 99cm 406cm
January observed snowfall total 408cm 161cm 327cm
February observed snowfall total 179cm 124cm 221cm
March observed snowfall total - 99cm 96cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 807cm 483cm 1055cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao 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 - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
179cm
[807cm]
- - -
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
99cm
[99cm]
161cm
[260cm]
124cm
[384cm]
99cm
[483cm]
0cm
[483cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
406cm
[411cm]
327cm
[738cm]
221cm
[959cm]
96cm
[1055cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 0cm
[0cm]
117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
- -
2012/2013 season - 0cm
[0cm]
223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
[1012cm]
0cm
[1012cm]
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