Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 7th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:10am on Saturday 7th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light to moderate snow
wind condition
Light wind
Variable
This report
Saturday 7th December 2013, 9:10am
10cm
Thursday 5th December 2013, 11:00am 0cm
Monday 2nd December 2013, 10:23am 0cm
Friday 29th November 2013, 10:21am 0cm
Tuesday 26th November 2013, 10:39am 0cm
Friday 22nd November 2013, 15:24pm 0cm
Tuesday 5th November 2013, 17:28pm 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 11cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 10cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 11cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:10am on Saturday 7th December 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Now this is a bit more like it. Everything is white again this morning, including the roads, and snow is continuing to fall. Not a huge amount, perhaps around 10cm or so, but hopefully we'll get more before it eases off.

A few more resort areas are opening up lifts this morning - details of which I have posted below. It's still very limited at the moment and we do need a decent delivery of snow to open up and really get into the snow season proper here. There's quite a lot of cars coming up to the area this morning with an almost constant stream of vehicles going past my window here near the Maruike area... the slopes that are open might get quite busy today.

Forecast tells us that this snowfall won't last long and there's a chance of some sun tomorrow. The forecast looks good for cold and snow mid week though.

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Resorts that are currently part open (as of Saturday 7th December 2013):

Takamagahara:
Reporting 30cm of snow; -5C at 8am
Takamagahara Number 2 triple lift

Ichinose Family:
Reporting 30cm of snow; -3C at 8am
Ichinose Number 2 pair lift A/B

Kumanoyu (skiers only):
Reporting 30cm of snow; -3C at 8am
Kumanoyu Number 2 pair lift A/B

Yakebitaiyama:
Reporting 40cm of snow; -6C at 8am
Yakebitaiyama Number 2
Yakebitaiyama Number 4 Romance

Yokoteyama:
Reporting 20cm of snow; -5C at 9am
Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky B
Yokoteyama Number 2 Sky





Other resort areas remain closed as we wait for snow.

Archive report: Posted at 9:10am on Saturday 7th December 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited but more open this weeekend.

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*as of Saturday 7th December 2013
2012/2013
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7th December 10cm 2cm -
5th December 0cm 0cm -
2nd December 0cm - -
29th November 0cm - -
26th November 0cm - -
22nd November 0cm 0cm -
5th November 1cm - -
Previous 7 days total 11cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 11cm 7cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 2cm -
December observed snowfall total 10cm 126cm -
January observed snowfall total - 193cm -
February observed snowfall total - 158cm -
March observed snowfall total - 60cm -
April observed snowfall total - 10cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 11cm 550cm 0cm
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