Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 12th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:20am on Thursday 12th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
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Moderate snow
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Light wind
Poor on mountain
This report
Thursday 12th December 2013, 8:20am
10cm
Wednesday 11th December 2013, 9:10am 0cm
Tuesday 10th December 2013, 8:30am 0cm
Monday 9th December 2013, 8:28am 0cm
Sunday 8th December 2013, 8:14am 10cm
Saturday 7th December 2013, 8:10am 0cm
Friday 6th December 2013, 9:25am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 20cm
Last 14 reports (total): 20cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 20cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 25cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:20am on Thursday 12th December 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

It was quite exciting to hear the snow moving machines out and about early this morning and we have started the day with about 10cm or so of snowfall in Yuzawa town. It is still snowing as I write this and so hopefully we'll be getting more (and more, please).

I was surprised that Kagura only got 10-15cm as well actually this morning, I was expecting to hear bigger numbers from up there. But, 10-15cm it is which will add to what we got yesterday so it is building up nicely.

Early on it does not look like there have been any changes to lift operations yet.

The latest forecast has it snowing through the day today but perhaps easing off tomorrow. Then hopefully back to snow Saturday and Sunday. Forecasts have been less than fully correct of late, and so I'm holding onto this pinch of salt and just holding out for huge amounts of snow!

Photos added below - the Emergency Telephone Box (for more info on that see the Forums!), and the Nunoba base of Yuzawa Kogen resort near the centre of town.

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Currently part open (limited operations):

> Kagura:

Mitsumata Ropeway
Mitsumata Number 1 quad
Mitsumata Number 3 pair
Kagura Gondola
Kagura Number 1 quad
Tashiro Ropeway
Tashiro Number 1 pair
Tashiro Number 2 pair
Tashiro Number 1 quad

> Naeba:
Number 5 quad

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Planned resort opening dates for all of the skijo in Yuzawa town (subject to snow conditions)

As soon as possible:
Iwappara
Kagura (Tashiro)

December 14th:
Yuzawa Nakazato
Yuzawa Kogen
Nakazato Snow Wood

December 20th:
Yuzawa Park

December 21st:
GALA Yuzawa
Ipponsugi
Yuzawa Kogen (Nunoba area)

Resorts in neighbouring Minamiounuma city:

As soon as snow allows!:
Joetsu Kokusai

December 14th:
Maiko Snow Resort
Muikamachi Ski Resort

December 20th:
Ishiuchi Maruyama

December 21st:
Muikamachi Hakkaisan

December 28th:
Mt Granview

Archive report: Posted at 8:20am on Thursday 12th December 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited - see report

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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent Yuzawa Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Thursday 12th December 2013
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2013/2014
*as of Thursday 12th December 2013
2012/2013
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2011/2012
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12th December 10cm 10cm -
11th December 0cm 30cm -
10th December 0cm 45cm -
9th December 0cm 0cm -
8th December 10cm 0cm -
7th December 0cm 0cm -
6th December 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 20cm 85cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 20cm 99cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 5cm 8cm -
December observed snowfall total 20cm 217cm -
January observed snowfall total - 254cm -
February observed snowfall total - 238cm -
March observed snowfall total - 42cm -
April observed snowfall total - 3cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 25cm 762cm 0cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 12th December 2013
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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2012/2013 season 0cm
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8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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