Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 7th March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:19am on Wednesday 7th March 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud, foggy in places
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Mostly good
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Archive report: Posted at 10:19am on Wednesday 7th March 2012
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And so today has started with a fair bit of fog and cloud. The fog has lifted somewhat now leaving us with just a cloudy morning really. Visibility in most areas is not so bad at all, though earlier on I was up in Kumanoyu and Yokoteyama areas and the upper slopes were not visible from base.

Not as mild as yesterday with temperatures just under zero around the resorts.

Fast forward a few more days of similar conditions and things look very promising for Friday night with some decent snowfall on the local forecast. That would make great timing for the weekend. Looks like we will have to wait for it to get really cold again (early next week?) but there are signs of snow so without getting too excited lets look forward to that and hope it comes off.

In the meantime, out there it is very quiet at the moment. This often happens as we get into March, regardless of conditions and weather! There's certainly no complains about crowds here though, especially on weekdays.

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort area:

- Ichinose Family

Official resort snow depths as of Wednesday 7th March 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
230cm
Shibutoge:
235cm
Kumanoyu:
240cm
Maruike:
180cm
Sun Valley:
180cm
Giant:
150cm
Mammoth:
170cm
Terakoya:
190cm
Ichinose Family:
180cm
Ichinose Diamond:
180cm
Yakebitaiyama:
220cm
Okushiga Kogen:
220cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:19am on Wednesday 7th March 2012
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Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts of Shiga Kogen now open for season

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