Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 18th January 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:16am on Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 10:16am on Tuesday 18th January 2011
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And.... the snow continues! Sounding like a broken record the last few days. We were thinking that perhaps things might be somewhat calmer and clearer today but the day has started off with heavy snowfall. Even the official snow depths have taken a healthy jump in the last few days which is good to see and more accurately shows what we have got. Whatever, there's lots of fluffy powder to be playing in throughout the Shiga Kogen resort areas now and conditions are excellent.

The forecast isn't actually for heavy snow over the next few days (including today) - rather snow showers and a chance of some clearer weather. If you are looking for proper clear blue skies you might have to wait until at least the weekend, but at the moment Friday is still looking like the best bet for fairly clear weather conditions.

It remains really cold with a biting wind, -9 degrees at the moment.

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort area:

- Ichinose Family

Official resort snow depths as of 18th January 2011 AM:

Yokoteyama:
180cm
Shibutoge:
180cm
Kumanoyu:
200cm
Maruike:
160cm
Sun Valley:
170cm
Giant:
120cm
Mammoth:
170cm
Terakoya:
180cm
Ichinose Family:
180cm
Ichinose Diamond:
180cm
Yakebitaiyama:
210cm
Okushiga Kogen:
215cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:16am on Tuesday 18th January 2011
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All of Shiga Kogen areas are now open. However, the weather conditions today are affecting lift operations in places.

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