Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 20th January 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 4:26pm on Thursday 20th January 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 4:26pm on Thursday 20th January 2011
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We are having an unexpected and massive dump of snow on this Thursday afternoon in Myoko. Probably 40cm has fallen over the last hour or two, with some pretty strong winds also causing some drifting and poor visibility. The day started with some light snow, then a big wind from the top of the mountain (which totally obscured vision for about a minute) ushered in some serious snowfall. Great big flakes, and lots of them.

Tomorrow should be an outstanding powder day; the snowpack up in the hills looks pretty stable, although with this much snow falling the danger of sluffing should be kept in mind—stay out of narrow valleys! Be careful, but have fun.

The reports below are as of the first part of the day, so tomorrow should show some much higher figures.


Current Official Snow Depths:

Akakura Onsen:
240cm

Akakan (Akakura Kanko):
260cm

Ikenotaira:
245cm

Myoko Suginohara:
250cm

Seki Onsen:
380cm

Myoko Ski Park:
270cm

Kyukamura:
270cm

Tangram:
200cm

Madarao:
220cm

Archive report: Posted at 4:26pm on Thursday 20th January 2011
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