Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 27th January 2008

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:45am on Sunday 27th January 2008
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Archive report: Posted at 10:45am on Sunday 27th January 2008
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The snow fell lightly for most of the day yesterday and has continued through to this morning bringing an extra 30cm of fresh. The sky has now lightened up and it looks like the snow will stop by mid morning.

Tomorrow the sun is foreast to show itself with the following 2 days being loudy again and some possible snow coming in again from Wednesday night for 3 days.

Great on -piste snow conditions at all areas. The main quad at houdaigi has broken and will not be operating for the next few days but is still great for beginners.

Backcountry
The huge amount of fresh snow on top of the wind slab (formed by the strong winds of last week) has created unstable conditions and a number of weak layers in the upper snow pack. This could lead to some large sluffs and possible slab avalanches on steeper terrain. Considerable caution should be exercised in the backcountry over the next few days.

Avalanche Hazard:
Alpine: Considerable
Tree Line: Considerable
Below Tree line: Moderate

Archive report: Posted at 10:45am on Sunday 27th January 2008
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Tenjindaira OPEN\r\nHoudaigi OPEN\r\nMinakami Fujiwara OPEN\r\nMinakami Kogen OPEN\r\nOkutone Snow Park OPEN\r\nNorn OPEN\r\nWhite Valley OPEN\r\nOana OPEN

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