Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 18th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:50am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud cover
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
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Tuesday 18th December 2012, 7:50am
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Monday 17th December 2012, 8:06am 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2012, 7:00am 0cm
Saturday 15th December 2012, 7:16am 0cm
Friday 14th December 2012, 7:53am 3cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 9:26am 5cm
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 8:38am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 13cm
Last 14 reports (total): 52cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 62cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 68cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Pretty grim out there today. The possible snow that might have been on the cards for yesterday afternoon didn't materialize. Instead we had light rain up high and warmish temperatures. Much the same today. It is pretty warm out there. Rain down low and light snow if you go very high. Again there is the possibility that it might turn to snow later but if not, it looks like a day of rain in Minakami.

The warm temperatures of the last few days have taken their toll on the snow. It is definitely in need of a top-up but the forecast says there is a cold front moving in bring several days of snow with it.

Norn - Dec 20
Minakami Kogen - Dec 22
Okutone - Dec 21

Official snow depth:
100cm Tenjindaira

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Tenjindaira - Open
Houdaigi - Open

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