Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 8th March 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:19am on Thursday 8th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy - for now!
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None - for now!
wind condition
Light - for now, stronger expected
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Thursday 8th March 2018, 7:19am
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Wednesday 7th March 2018, 8:00am 0cm
Tuesday 6th March 2018, 7:54am 0cm
Monday 5th March 2018, 7:37am 0cm
Sunday 4th March 2018, 7:46am 0cm
Saturday 3rd March 2018, 7:00am 1cm
Friday 2nd March 2018, 8:18am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 16cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 9cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 854cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:19am on Thursday 8th March 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

NOON UPDATE

Noisy strong winds and rain. It's not very friendly out there. Rain might ease off until later on again but the wind seems set to stay.

The current weather conditions are affecting various lift operations across different ski resorts now.

If you are still wanting to be skiing or boarding this afternoon, best to check with the resort you plan to go to...

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ORIGINAL REPORT

Morning from Yuzawa.

Not the best of things to report this morning.

While it is just cloudy right now, rain is expected by afternoon. And perhaps some heavy rain - and warmth - overnight. It's not often you get to see the temperature much higher through the night (about 14C!) than during the days on either side, but that is what is on the cards through tomorrow. Still hoping for the chance of rain turning into snow later tomorrow.

Stronger winds expected as well and it looks like the GALA Yuzawa resort is closed for the day today due to those forecast wind conditions.

The Tashiro Area of Kagura is also closed... that resort will be open from the Mitsumata Area through to the Kagura Number 1 Romance lift.

I can't see any other such news at the time of writing (7:15am) but would like to get the report up early to get that important info out there.

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Updated: Thursday 8th March February 2018

Ski resorts in Yuzawa:

Checked and updated every morning. Note that some ski resorts may not have updated their own info at the time this report is published.

GALA Yuzawa
- ** CLOSED TODAY **
- 290cm

Iwappara
- 170cm

Kagura
- Kagura area: 350cm
- Mitsumata area: 250cm
- Tashiro area: 300cm ** CLOSED TODAY **

Kandatsu Kogen
- 230cm

Naeba
- 240cm (base)

NASPA Ski Garden
- 200cm

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 240cm
- Base: 160cm

Yuzawa Park
- 170cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 155cm

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Ski resorts in Minamiuonuma (just to the north of Yuzawa):

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- 210cm

Joetsu Kokusai
- 200cm

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 220cm
- Base: 110cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- Closed on Wednesdays until 14th March
- 320cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:19am on Thursday 8th March 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Some resorts affected by expected wind conditions today. GALA Yuzawa will not be open. The Tashiro Area of Kagura will not be open. Best to check if you plan to go out.

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*as of Thursday 8th March 2018
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7th March 0cm 5cm 0cm
6th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 1cm 4cm 0cm
2nd March 8cm 0cm 7cm
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January observed snowfall total 392cm 470cm 143cm
February observed snowfall total 162cm 267cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total 9cm 71cm 38cm
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Season observed snowfall total 854cm 954cm 424cm
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2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
9cm
[854cm]
- -
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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