Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 14th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:01am on Thursday 14th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snowfall
wind condition
NW 7-8m/s
Fair
This report
Thursday 14th January 2016, 8:01am
18cm
Wednesday 13th January 2016, 9:04am 8cm
Tuesday 12th January 2016, 8:59am 8cm
Monday 11th January 2016, 8:14am 8cm
Sunday 10th January 2016, 8:18am 10cm
Saturday 9th January 2016, 8:40am 9cm
Friday 8th January 2016, 9:35am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 69cm
Last 14 reports (total): 77cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 77cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 254cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:01am on Thursday 14th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning from Grandeco.

18cm of fresh snow at base this morning. That sounds good doesn't it.

There's a moderate north westerly wind at base and about 7m/s at the top of the resort.

The remaining quad lift is still planning to start moving from tomorrow along with the Lavender-28 course. It will be great to see the resort fully open at last.

And other good news is the forecast. It's looking good for lots of snow over the coming week. In particular keep an eye on early next week with some heavy snow lined up.

Has the winter switch been turned on properly now? Hope so!

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad
Number 2 quad
Number 3 quad

Courses open:

(A-a) Rainbow 3500
(A-b) Rainbow 3500
(A-c) Rainbow 3500
(B-a) Mint
(B-c) Mint
(C) Center
(D-b) Lavender
(E) Melissa
(F) Basil
(H) Center 33

The Snow Park (Decodaira E Park) is open on Lavender B course with a 5m kicker, 5m table top and other box items.

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Snow and weather forecast:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Grandeco

Archive report: Posted at 8:01am on Thursday 14th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and three hooded quads operating

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  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 14th January 2016
2014/2015
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14th January 18cm - -
13th January 8cm - -
12th January 8cm - -
11th January 8cm - -
10th January 10cm - -
9th January 9cm - -
8th January 8cm - -
Previous 7 days total 69cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 77cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total 177cm - -
January observed snowfall total 77cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 254cm 0cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
77cm
[254cm]
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