Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 19th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:50am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light wind
Poor
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Tuesday 19th February 2013, 10:50am
3cm
Monday 18th February 2013, 10:27am 0cm
Sunday 17th February 2013, 10:48am 15cm
Saturday 16th February 2013, 8:42am 25cm
Friday 15th February 2013, 9:38am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2013, 10:17am 0cm
Wednesday 13th February 2013, 9:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 43cm
Last 14 reports (total): 119cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 123cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 650cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:50am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

At the moment we have some light snow flurries and light winds here in Nozawa Onsen.

Testing the conditions out this morning we have some fun riding on offer at the top area of the mountain. There is about 10-12cm of fresh and the base layer isn't too icy either; at least in the Yamabiko area. As you ride to the lower half you will notice there are decreasing amounts of fresh and it is quite icy as well. Therefore it is best to stick to the top half today. The resort is reporting about 3cm of snow since yesterday.

Visibility is variable this morning as clouds move over the peak. At times ok, otherwise poor. There are some fantastic ice coated trees across the mountain, worthwhile taking the camera to capture the spectacle.

Unfortunately yesterday morning's snow showers did not last, and it turned into rain at about 1pm.

Thankfully the top half escaped being hit with the liquid snow so damage is limited to down on the lower slopes of the mountain. The poor conditions forced most people indoors so the slopes were very un-crowded.

We expect snow showers to continue today and the next day and the next day and so on. All in all we expect cold temps snow showers of varying intensity to last until next Tuesday. Heavier dumps are expected tomorrow, Friday night and Sunday night. A lot of potential looking at the forecast. Let's hope it happens.

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Lifts operating:
All lifts operating except
Yunomine Pair
Mizunashi Triple
Challenge Pair
Utopia Pair
Hikage Number 2 Pair B line

Courses open:
All courses open except
Grand Prix

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
345cm

Uenotaira
310cm

Hikage
190cm

Nagasaka
190cm

Karasawa
145cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:50am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

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