Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 7th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 7th January 2012
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Observed fresh snowfall
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Fast moving cloud, light snow, changeable
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Slight-moderate wind
Varying - generally ok
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Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 7th January 2012
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After the lovely start to the day yesterday, clouds moved in as the day progressed and a bit of snow started falling last night. This morning we have already seen changing conditions - a bit of snow, now cloudy, I can even see patches of blue sky appearing every now and again from behind the clouds. Oops, no... covered again. Those clouds are moving fast! So weather conditions today look difficult to pin down. There's a bit of a wind out there today with the trees around where I am now (Maruike) swaying back and forth. It does not seem to be affecting any lifts though.

Tomorrow looks like it should be clearer conditions though. It's going to keep cold though.

Today is the first day of a 3 day weekend here in Japan with Monday being a national holiday. So it should get fairly busy. Right now lift lines seem to be generally moving fast and smoothly.

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort areas:

- Ichinose Family
- Ichinose Diamond
- Kumanoyu

Official resort snow depths as of 7th January 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
100cm
Shibutoge:
110cm
Kumanoyu:
110cm
Maruike:
100cm
Sun Valley:
100cm
Giant:
100cm
Mammoth:
120cm
Terakoya:
120cm
Ichinose Family:
100cm
Ichinose Diamond:
100cm
Yakebitaiyama:
150cm
Okushiga Kogen:
150cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 7th January 2012
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts of Shiga Kogen now open

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