Aizu Bandai Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 2nd January 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:20am on Thursday 2nd January 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Fine, some cloud lingering
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Very good
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This report
Thursday 2nd January 2020, 9:20am
2cm
Wednesday 1st January 2020, 9:47am 1cm
Tuesday 31st December 2019, 9:28am 0cm
Monday 30th December 2019, 8:50am 0cm
Sunday 29th December 2019, 8:49am 2cm
Saturday 28th December 2019, 10:02am 5cm
Friday 27th December 2019, 8:09am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 27cm
Current month (January 2020) total: 3cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 81cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Thursday 2nd January 2020
The latest Aizu Bandai Now report can be found here

Good morning all.

Varied amounts of fresh snowfall being reported around the region this morning with both Nekoma and Grandeco reporting a round 10cm of snowfall, though I am only able to add an observed 2cm to the reports from Minowa base.

Earlier lingering cloud has been clearing and there is sunshine out now and blue skies in many areas. It should be a fine day.

Some good consistent snowfall is on the forecast from tomorrow through Sunday. Will this be the snow we need to get fully going?

Ungroomed skiing available over at Nekoma on their Deep 1, Excite 1, Devil 2 and Forest 2 courses. Excite indeed!

Fingers crossed everyone.

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Grandeco Snow Resort:
- Part open
- Number 1 quad lift operating
- Number 2 quad lift operating
- Gondola operating
- 3000m of course available
- Lavender B course
- Center course
- Rainbow 3500 (upper area)
- Connecting course
- Hotel connecting course
- Kids Park also open

Hoshino Resort Urabandai Nekoma:
- Mostly open
- 4 lifts now operating
- 9 courses open

MinowaMinowa:
- Part open
- B lift operating
- C lift operating
- 5 courses now open

Urabandai
- Part open
- Number 1 lift operating

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Photos today:

- Minowa (2) early morning
- Grandeco later on

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Opening as soon as there is enough snow:
- Hoshino Resort Alts Bandai
- Inawashiro
- Inawashiro Resort

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Thursday 2nd January 2020
The latest Aizu Bandai Now report can be found here

Aizu Bandai Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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  2019/2020
*as of Thursday 2nd January 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
2nd January 2cm 11cm -
1st January 1cm 2cm -
31st December 0cm 7cm -
30th December 0cm 20cm -
29th December 2cm 32cm -
28th December 5cm 23cm -
27th December 1cm 2cm -
Previous 7 days total 11cm 97cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 27cm 131cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 14cm 13cm -
December observed snowfall total 64cm 235cm -
January observed snowfall total 3cm 255cm -
February observed snowfall total - 52cm -
March observed snowfall total - 108cm -
April observed snowfall total - 92cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 81cm 755cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 14cm
[14cm]
64cm
[78cm]
3cm
[81cm]
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[13cm]
235cm
[248cm]
255cm
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52cm
[555cm]
108cm
[663cm]
92cm
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