Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 16th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:02am on Saturday 16th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
-13°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Strong winds
Poor
This report
Saturday 16th February 2013, 10:02am
15cm
Friday 15th February 2013, 10:11am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2013, 10:43am 0cm
Wednesday 13th February 2013, 10:00am 5cm
Tuesday 12th February 2013, 8:56am 5cm
Monday 11th February 2013, 9:54am 10cm
Sunday 10th February 2013, 10:00am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 57cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 57cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 379cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Saturday 16th February 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Strong winds and snow this morning making it a really mid-winter morning here.

A few places are closed (Yokoteyama and Shibutoge, Terakoya, Higashitateyama and Mammoth), waiting for conditions to let them open and some places not fully open with only a few lifts operating. It's difficult to get the updated latest - just called one resort and the guy on the phone couldn't give me a clear answer! - but generally we are on limited operations this morning. The situation will likely change as the weather does.

A real white-out of a morning really with poor visibility as well to add to things.

I reckon the onsens and the Monkey Park down below will be popular choices today!

Tomorrow should be much calmer and it might even be sunny - so should be a good day.

Nighta operations planned for tonight at the following resort areas, depending on weather:
Ichinose Family
Ichinose Diamond
Yakebitaiyama
Kumanoyu

Official resort snow depths as of Saturday 16th February 2013 AM:

Yokoteyama:
220cm
Shibutoge:
225cm
Kumanoyu:
225cm
Sun Valley:
150cm
Maruike:
150cm
Giant:
170cm
Mammoth:
165cm
Terakoya:
190cm
Ichinose Family:
200cm
Ichinose Diamond:
200cm
Yakebitaiyama:
220cm
Okushiga Kogen:
220cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Saturday 16th February 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited due to conditions

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15th February 0cm - -
14th February 0cm - -
13th February 5cm - -
12th February 5cm - -
11th February 10cm - -
10th February 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 35cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 57cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm - -
December observed snowfall total 126cm - -
January observed snowfall total 193cm - -
February observed snowfall total 57cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 379cm 0cm 0cm
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