Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Friday 4th January 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:07am on Friday 4th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind, moderate in places
Poor
This report
Friday 4th January 2013, 10:07am
40cm
Thursday 3rd January 2013, 10:13am 10cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 10:24am 0cm
Tuesday 1st January 2013, 11:59am 0cm
Monday 31st December 2012, 11:07am 0cm
Sunday 30th December 2012, 9:40am 0cm
Saturday 29th December 2012, 9:38am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 53cm
Last 14 reports (total): 125cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 50cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 275cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:07am on Friday 4th January 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

A very good morning from a very snowy Yuzawa.

It is one of those mornings when it is difficult to put a number on how much snow has fallen. Let's just call it a lot. I'll tell you what the resorts are saying. First up the headline is a whopping 60-80cm of new snowfall at Kagura. Naeba are saying 40-60cm and resorts around town have said between 30cm and 50cm. A lot.

It's a cold -5C start to the day. Winds are affecting some resorts with the Tashiro area of Kagura closed this morning as well as the Dragondola link of course to Naeba. Mitsumata is also limited but other resorts around town seem to be open as normal.

Snow is expected to continue through the day and tomorrow we should have clearer conditions - perhaps the sun. It should be a very fine weekend with excellent conditions pretty much everywhere. Especially if we get the 20cm or so more snowfall today that is forecast locally.

This is the kind of snowfall we expect in Yuzawa, and lets hope there is lot more to come.

Conditions of course will have been transformed since a few days ago with all this new snow.

Official resort snow depths @ Friday 4th January 2013, AM:
Naeba:
150cm
Kagura:
270cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
200cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
190cm
Gala Yuzawa:
200cm
Iwappara:
165cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
200cm
Yuzawa Nakazato:
105cm
Yuzawa Park:
150cm
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Maiko Snow Resort:
200cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
190cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
160cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:07am on Friday 4th January 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts in Yuzawa are now open. Parts of Kagura affected by wind today.

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December observed snowfall total 217cm - -
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