Naeba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 6th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:31am on Friday 6th January 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sunny over Naeba, cloud over Kagura
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
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Archive report: Posted at 8:31am on Friday 6th January 2012
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A bit of a wild day out on the slopes yesterday with snow falling and winds doing their windy thing as well. Kagura is reporting 10-20cm of snow since yesterday though I guess it would actually be more than that. The winds probably blew it all around a lot as well. Bottom line though is that there is a lot of fresh snow out there and it's all lovely and light and fluffy.

This morning it's a much calmer scene than yesterday. In fact, right now there are blue skies around Naeba and the sun is shining down brightly on the lower slopes. Close to perfect conditions surely. It's not as cold as well, currently -3 degrees at the base of Naeba and a temperature of -7 recorded up top.

Early on both the gondolas are stopped as they check things. Not quite sure what they are checking, but checking they are. It actually seems that they will be closed for the day as well along with a few other lifts. Too much snow? Hmm, always have a chuckle if I hear that one. Surely too much snow is not possible!

Anyway for those reasons it would seem that Kagura is the pick of the day today. Should be fantastic up there.

Resort Operations, 6th January (subject to change)
Naeba:
Limited operations at Naeba this morning, Gondolas rested
Kagura:
Kagura operating as normal

Official snow depths
Naeba:
200cm
Kagura:
260cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:31am on Friday 6th January 2012
The latest Naeba Now report can be found here

Naeba Now ski lift operation notes:

Naeba and Kagura are officially open for the season. See report for any further details for the day.

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