Naeba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 4th January 2013

Naeba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:15am on Friday 4th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
NW 8m/s (Kagura)
Poor
This report
Friday 4th January 2013, 9:15am
50cm
Thursday 3rd January 2013, 9:01am 10cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 10:29am 0cm
Tuesday 1st January 2013, 11:02am 0cm
Monday 31st December 2012, 9:49am 1cm
Sunday 30th December 2012, 8:38am 0cm
Saturday 29th December 2012, 8:44am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 134cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 60cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 282cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Friday 4th January 2013
The latest Naeba Now report can be found here

Oh yes, oh yes, oh yes.

60-80cm is what Kagura are reporting this morning. That's new snowfall since yesterday, not the snow depth!

Here in Naeba, it's 40cm-60cm. I'd say there was a good half metre where I was this morning. Took a bit of effort to get the door open.

The current weather conditions are affecting the lifts a bit though - the Dragondola connecting Naeba with Tashiro is closed, and at Mitsumata just from the Ropeway to Kagura Number 1 pair lift is open.

You know what that means? We get some more snow today and tomorrow is just going to be heaven out there. The sun might well be out tomorrow as well. I know I'd be lining at the front of the queue for the first lift... if I didn't have to post another report to tell you about it tomorrow morning.

Oh yes.

(Ignore the official snow depth just increasing by 0cm at Kagura and 10cm at Naeba... that's just silly!)

Official resort snow depth:
Naeba - 150cm
Kagura - 270cm

All runs at Naeba open apart from Splash Bowl. Top area may be closed at times. Daishamen lift closed today. Some lifts opening late as the resorts cope with snow
The Dragondola is closed today due to conditions.

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Friday 4th January 2013
The latest Naeba Now report can be found here

Naeba Now ski lift operation notes:

Naeba and Kagura areas open.

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*as of Friday 4th January 2013
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Previous 7 days total 66cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 134cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total 219cm - -
January observed snowfall total 60cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
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April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 282cm 0cm 0cm
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