Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 15th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:39am on Saturday 15th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud amongst blue skies
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight breeze
Very good
This report
Saturday 15th December 2012, 10:39am
0cm
Friday 14th December 2012, 9:44am 0cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 15:19pm 0cm
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 11:38am 2cm
Tuesday 11th December 2012, 13:00pm 5cm
Monday 10th December 2012, 9:32am 25cm
Sunday 9th December 2012, 10:25am 15cm
Last 7 reports (total): 47cm
Last 14 reports (total): 51cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 51cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 54cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:39am on Saturday 15th December 2012
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

And welcome to the weekend. After a very quiet week on the slopes, there's much more activity this morning as the weekend crowds appear. More lifts and terrain are open this morning as well, though with no new snowfall to report we are still limited by how much there is out there - even though conditions are actually pretty decent on the runs that are open.

One thing for sure though, it is very mild this morning. The sun is out too and so we may see the tarmac on the roads start to appear as the day goes on today. Some nice blue skies up there as well amongst the cloud that remains in the region.

Perhaps more of the same tomorrow, maybe not quite as mild, and into early in the week. Temperatures will take a big drop mid week though and hopefully bring with them some lovely new snow.

Resort areas currently at least part open:

Sun Valley - 1 lift
Maruike - all lifts
Mammoth - 2 lift
Bundaira - 1 lift
Ichinose Family - 3 lifts
Ichinose Diamond - 1 lift
Ichinose Kaminoyama - open
Yakebitaiyama - 3 lift
Okushiga Kogen - 4 lifts
Kumanoyu - 4 lifts
Yokoteyama - 5 lifts

Official resort snow depths as of Saturday 15th December 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
80cm
Shibutoge:
80cm
Kumanoyu:
75cm
Sun Valley:
50cm
Mammoth:
60cm
Ichinose Family:
80cm
Ichinose Diamond:
60cm
Yakebitaiyama:
90cm
Okushiga Kogen:
70cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:39am on Saturday 15th December 2012
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

As noted in report.

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