Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 20th February 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:56am on Monday 20th February 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 11:56am on Monday 20th February 2012
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It's another sunny day in Myoko! Unbelievable! Wonderful! OK, we are excited; it's nice to be outside, nice to get a little solar heat to defrost snow cars and clear off that clinging snow on the roofs. It did get a little cloudy toward the end of the day yesterday, but the stars were shining at night.

And it's staying cold , despite the warmth of the sun; Madarao even reported -10C this morning, while the car dash (the trustiest of all, believe me) said -8C at the Akakan base level. So good snow, and lots of sun.

There was a lot of avalanche activity seen yesterday, with crown lines appearing all over the east faces of Maeyama and up onto Mt. Myoko as well. Witnesses said there was a lot of cracking/slab activity going on, although luckily no one appears to have been caught up any of it. A little restraint is probably a good idea for the near future; the sun may well help settle the snow, provided there isn't some weak layer hanging around under there that will trigger more slides as things heat up.


Current Official Snow Depths

Akakura Onsen:
420cm

Akakan (Akakura Kanko):
400cm

Ikenotaira:
340cm

Myoko Suginohara:
270cm

Seki Onsen:
600cm

Myoko Ski Park:
490cm

Kyukamura:
550cm

Tangram:
270cm

Madarao:
320cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:56am on Monday 20th February 2012
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