Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 26th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:01am on Tuesday 26th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
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Tuesday 26th February 2013, 10:01am
15cm
Monday 25th February 2013, 10:25am 20cm
Sunday 24th February 2013, 8:24am 20cm
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 10:39am 20cm
Friday 22nd February 2013, 10:36am 15cm
Thursday 21st February 2013, 7:57am 30cm
Wednesday 20th February 2013, 10:08am 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 130cm
Last 14 reports (total): 173cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 253cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 780cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Tuesday 26th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Eyes were almost glued to the windows this morning at breakfast time, because we have an absolutely stunning day today in Nozawa Onsen. A crystal clear blue sky, white heavily snow frosted trees and perfect fresh snow, what more could you want?

15cm of fresh snow reported over the resort since yesterday.

The groomed runs are silky smooth corduroy and very fast with cold overnight temperatures. It will be a challenge to find a single patch of ice in the mountain today so the quality of riding will be very high. Through the trees will also deliver some of the best turns of your life with dry knee deep powder. Can you tell I'm excited.

Winds are light and crowd levels are low.

Yesterday continued on the recent form of day after day excellent skiing and boarding. We saw deep windblown stashes of powder and the temperatures were very cold. Light snow showers persisted most of the day and the sun even made a brief appearance during the afternoon. Late February this year is really turning it on.

Looking at what's in store for the next couple of days we should see some warmer possibly almost spring skiing conditions for around three days before the freezing level takes a dive back down to around sea level once again on Friday night. Snow is predicted around this time but freeze thaw conditions means the fresh snow will be unstable sitting on what will be an icy base layer.

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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
420cm

Uenotaira
390cm

Hikage
270cm

Nagasaka
255cm

Karasawa
180cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Tuesday 26th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

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January observed snowfall total 311cm - -
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