Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 3rd March 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny, some cloud
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light westerly
Excellent
This report
Thursday 3rd March 2016, 8:18am
0cm
Wednesday 2nd March 2016, 8:52am 10cm
Tuesday 1st March 2016, 8:35am 34cm
Monday 29th February 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Sunday 28th February 2016, 8:55am 0cm
Saturday 27th February 2016, 8:37am 0cm
Friday 26th February 2016, 9:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 44cm
Last 14 reports (total): 61cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 44cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 441cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd March 2016
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

It's a lovely morning here in Nozawa.

Lots of blue sky and sunshine, but there is some cloud around. It was quite cold overnight dipping to around -5C but it will be a mild day with a high of 5-6C forecast for the village later on in the day.

Early turns will be the best today.

We're expecting sunshine tomorrow and Saturday and the temps to rise each day through until Sunday. If the forecasts are right on Sunday it might rise to above 13C and there's a high chance of rain. That doesn't sound very good does it!?

Temps should start to dip again after that thankfully, but just now there's not much sign of snow on the forecast.

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There are a few course closures (to the general public) in the coming days due to some ski races being held, as below:

Until Friday 4th March: the Yamabiko A course will be closed.
Saturday 5th March until Tuesday 8th March: the Mizunashi A course will be closed.

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Official info at time of writing on Thursday 3rd March 2016 (subject to change):

Official snow depths:

Yamabiko: 190cm
Uenotaira: 145cm
Hikage: 105cm
Nagasaka: 75cm
Karasawa: 65cm

New snowfall as reported by the resort since yesterday afternoon:

Yamabiko: 0cm
Uenotaira: 0cm
Hikage: 0cm
Nagasaka: 0cm
Karasawa: 0cm

All courses open except:

Yamabiko A (closed due to competition being held there)
Paradise connection
Hachiman
Mukoubayashi
Kandahar West
Kandahar East

Lifts planned to be rested today:

Yunomine pair
Mizunashi triple
Challenge pair
Utopia pair
Kandahar pair
Hikage Number 2 Pair A line

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Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd March 2016
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

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*as of Thursday 3rd March 2016
2014/2015
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2013/2014
Season
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2nd March 10cm 0cm 2cm
1st March 34cm 0cm 0cm
29th February 0cm 10cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
132cm
[235cm]
162cm
[397cm]
44cm
[441cm]
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2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
314cm
[751cm]
215cm
[966cm]
78cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
259cm
[374cm]
168cm
[542cm]
178cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
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