Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 4th April 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:32am on Saturday 4th April 2015
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Observed fresh snowfall
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Mostly cloudy
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Archive report: Posted at 9:32am on Saturday 4th April 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

As was forecast, we were treated to some rain and wind yesterday. Conditions are dry this morning but there is still lots of cloud around and the forecast for the day now is cloud with a chance of some brighter appearances by the sun during the day and a high of around 14 degrees. Whether that will happen or not...

Current forecast for tomorrow is a mix of cloud and rain. Let's hope for more of the former and less of the latter.

Snow cover is still excellent - though the snow conditions are of course full-on spring now. Lots of fun to be had though still especially when the weather co-operates. Down here in the village areas though there's lots of ground to be seen, and farmers will be hoping for that to clear up so they can get stuck into their preparations.

Tomorrow is the last day of the season for Hakuba Cortina and Kashimayari. After that we'll be left with:

- Hakuba Happo-one
- Hakuba 47
- Hakuba Goryu
- Tsugaike Kogen

...all of which will continue on until the end of Golden Week (and the 10th in the case of Happo).

As April progresses expect the snow to dry up from lower areas and by the end it is usually just the top areas open.

We will keep you informed on that situation over the coming weeks.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations at time of writing on Saturday 4th April 2015. Subject to change during the day:

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu plans to be at least part open until Wednesday 6th May.
The lower Iimori area is now closed for the season.

- Alps Daira - 270cm
- Toomi - 100cm

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Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 plans to be at least part open until Wednesday 6th May.
Currently all open (top to bottom) apart from a small lower part of R7.

- Upper - 245cm
- Lower - 90cm

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Happo-one:
Happo-one plans to be at least part open until Sunday 10th May.

- Usagidaira - 215cm
- Nakiyama - 30cm
- Sakka - 40cm

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Hakuba Cortina:
Number 2 and 4 lifts plan to be open until Sunday 5th April.

- Upper - 310cm
- Lower - 170cm

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Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsugaike Kogen plans to be at least part open until Wednesday 6th May.
Tsugaike Ropeway now open for spring.

- Tsuga-no-mori - 330cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka - 170cm

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Kashimayari:
Plans to be at least part open until Sunday 5th April.

- 90cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:32am on Saturday 4th April 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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February observed snowfall total 105cm 91cm 168cm
March observed snowfall total 111cm 70cm 10cm
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Season observed snowfall total 618cm 423cm 565cm
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