Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 11th December 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 11th December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
Moderate to strong winds
Fair
This report
Friday 11th December 2015, 9:26am
0cm
Thursday 10th December 2015, 9:22am 0cm
Wednesday 9th December 2015, 9:17am 0cm
Tuesday 8th December 2015, 9:04am 0cm
Monday 7th December 2015, 9:01am 0cm
Sunday 6th December 2015, 10:11am 2cm
Saturday 5th December 2015, 8:10am 6cm
Last 7 reports (total): 8cm
Last 14 reports (total): 21cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 17cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 24cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 11th December 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Strong winds and rain don't make for a very nice morning here... to say the least!

Today looks like it's washout in practically every region of Japan, but of course it's here in Shiga Kogen that we are most concerned with.

The webcams show clearly the damage done by the wet conditions.

The Yokoteyama and Kumanoyu areas seem to have closed for today due to the worsening of snow conditions and there's a few changes elsewhere - it's all extremely limited now.

There is hope for a quick turnaround today though with temperatures to drop tonight and perhaps even some fresh snow for me to report tomorrow morning. That would be good.

After that though generally fine weather forecast for over the weekend and Monday with some real cold and possible decent snowfall appearing on the forecast approaching mid week.

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Resort areas that are currently open (Friday 11th December) - subject to change

Ichinose Family
Number 2 Pair B line lift is operating.
Courses open:
Ichinose Family Front course (lower part)

Kumanoyu
Closed due to worsening snow conditions

Takamagahara
Takamagahara Number 2 triple lift is operating.
Courses open:
The lower course area is open.

Yakebitaiyama
Number 4 lift is operating.
Courses open:
South Course (part - 960m)

Yokoteyama
Closed due to worsening snow conditions

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6 day snow and weather forecasts:

Ichinose Family 6-day snow and weather forecast
Okushiga Kogen 6-day snow and weather forecast
Yokoteyama 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 11th December 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Very limited. See main report for more info.

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*as of Friday 11th December 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
11th December 0cm 0cm 0cm
10th December 0cm 10cm 0cm
9th December 0cm 0cm 10cm
8th December 0cm 0cm -
7th December 0cm 20cm 10cm
6th December 2cm 15cm -
5th December 6cm 10cm 0cm
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Previous 14 days total 21cm 65cm 21cm
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January observed snowfall total - 144cm 188cm
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March observed snowfall total - 119cm 113cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 24cm 756cm 655cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
17cm
[24cm]
- - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
10cm
[10cm]
257cm
[267cm]
144cm
[411cm]
214cm
[625cm]
119cm
[744cm]
12cm
[756cm]
0cm
[756cm]
2013/2014 season - 1cm
[1cm]
145cm
[146cm]
188cm
[334cm]
208cm
[542cm]
113cm
[655cm]
0cm
[655cm]
0cm
[655cm]
2012/2013 season 1cm
[1cm]
2cm
[3cm]
126cm
[129cm]
193cm
[322cm]
158cm
[480cm]
60cm
[540cm]
10cm
[550cm]
0cm
[550cm]
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