Naeba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 12th December 2012

Naeba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:57am on Wednesday 12th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, light snow
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
0-2m/s (Naeba)
Excellent
This report
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 8:57am
10cm
Tuesday 11th December 2012, 10:58am 20cm
Monday 10th December 2012, 8:24am 60cm
Sunday 9th December 2012, 9:10am 10cm
Saturday 8th December 2012, 10:55am 0cm
Friday 7th December 2012, 8:45am 0cm
Thursday 6th December 2012, 8:58am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 100cm
Last 14 reports (total): 100cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 100cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 103cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Wednesday 12th December 2012
The latest Naeba Now report can be found here

Yesterday sure was an interesting one weather wise. Starting off with blue skies and those lasting most of the morning, but we were back to snow by the time things were darker and this morning Kagura has signed the delivery note on 20-30cm of new snow up top.

It is a cold start to the morning and light snow has been falling from the skies this morning though easing off as I write this and it is quite bright now here in Naeba. Glimpses of the sun again? Though not like yesterday with those blue skies early on.

While snow clouds are forecast to be around today and perhaps into tomorrow, it will be the last of new snow for a bit as things are destined to clear up. In fact it looks like we might even get some rain at the weekend - even higher up - so fingers crossed that won't happen but it does seem likely that things are going to warm up a bit come the weekend.

Naeba are hoping to open the famous Daishamen course this weekend and hopefully more - will let you know. For the moment it is still just the No5 lift on the lower slopes that is open.

Nighta at Naeba should open from 22nd December but the resort has decided to open for a one night special this coming Saturday - the No5 lift will be operating from 5pm - 8:30pm.

Kagura continues to be almost fully open.

Official resort snow depth:
Naeba - 90cm
Kagura - 200cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Wednesday 12th December 2012
The latest Naeba Now report can be found here

Naeba Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura is mostly open. Small part of Naeba is open.

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