Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Friday 31st January 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
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Friday 31st January 2014, 9:20am
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Thursday 30th January 2014, 7:41am 0cm
Wednesday 29th January 2014, 9:19am 5cm
Tuesday 28th January 2014, 7:45am 0cm
Monday 27th January 2014, 9:20am 25cm
Sunday 26th January 2014, 8:50am 0cm
Saturday 25th January 2014, 8:48am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 30cm
Last 14 reports (total): 118cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 297cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 433cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Not the most exciting things to report this morning.

After a cloudy morning, later in the afternoon we enjoyed some clearer skies and avoided rain. Until night time. I was actually woken once in the middle of the night be the sound of heavy rain which obviously isn't good.

This morning, Kagura are saying that they got 10cm of snow with resorts around town just a dusting. It seems that while it was raining down in town there was snow falling on the mountain. Wet and heavy very probably, but better than rain for sure!

It's approaching 9:30am now and I'm happy to report that it has turned to snow. Light wet snow right now - not the kind that will end up with cm on the ground - but snow forecast until later this evening.

This morning there's a wind blowing on the mountains and it looks like Kagura is on it's Mitsumata Ropeway to Kagura No1 lift and Tashiro Ropeway to Tashiro No1 lift pattern. Winds are likely to persist for the day.

We're expecting sun tomorrow and then unfortunately rain on Sunday as it warms up.

With the mild conditions, not much fresh lately and rain... well, snow conditions not the best.

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Official resort snow depths @ Friday 31st January 2014, AM:
Naeba:
190cm
Kagura (Tashiro):
260cm
Kagura (Mitsumata):
310cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
200cm
Gala Yuzawa:
280cm
Iwappara:
150cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
270cm
Yuzawa Nakazato:
150cm
Yuzawa Park:
160cm
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Maiko Snow Resort:
280cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
220cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
210cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open

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