Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 2nd April 2009

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:26am on Thursday 2nd April 2009
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Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Thursday 2nd April 2009
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The weather alternated between rain and sleet all afternoon yesterday, accompanied by fog, before finally turning into the forecast snow at evening. Around 20 to 30 cm fell overnight and snow is still coming down at the moment. At this point it doesn't look like the sun will be coming out today and some lifts are stopped now due to high winds, but at least the pistes are powdery.

Area roads were sloppy from sleet below the mountain and slippery from packed snow in the resort area.

Higher temperatures are still forecast for the weekend, with sunshine tomorrow followed by cloudy weather on Saturday and Sunday, so perhaps the powder will last through the final weekend. Enjoy!

Akakan plans to stay open until May 6, depending on snow conditions.

We will be making occasional updates to this page for this last month or so of the season.

Official resort snow depths:

Suginohara:
Closed
Ikenotaira:
Closed
Akakan:
200cm (at top)
Akakura Onsen:
140cm
Madarao:
125cm
Seki Onsen:
250cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Thursday 2nd April 2009
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

Many lifts presently closed according to Myoko Travel Association. Check for closings with the individual resorts and ask about spring discounts.

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