Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 21st April 2015

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:50am on Tuesday 21st April 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy and foggy
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain eased off
wind condition
Light NNW
Limited
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Tuesday 21st April 2015, 8:50am
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Saturday 18th April 2015, 8:31am 0cm
Friday 17th April 2015, 8:11am 0cm
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 1cm
Current month (April 2015) total: 1cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 1303cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Tuesday 21st April 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yesterday got a bit wild at times. Strong winds during the day even down in town, leaving what was open at Kagura to scale back and eventually close by early afternoon. Late night saw heavy rain falling. Seems that there was heavy rain and bad weather in many areas of Western Japan yesterday.

Anyway the peak of that bad weather is now past us and the rain that was still falling early this morning has stopped this and it's just cloudy and a bit foggy now in Yuzawa. Lots of quite low cloud too but that hopefully will move on improving visibility. It's not as warm after yesterday.

From tomorrow the skies are set to clear and we have a run of fine and sunny days on the forecast.

We're not far off the start of Golden Week now and the weather is often fine and warm for that time of the year (sometimes borderline hot).

Here's how Golden Week is looking this year - there's a run of 5 days holiday from Saturday 2nd May until Wednesday 6th May, with the added bonus of Wednesday next week (29th April) also being a national holiday.

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Official snow depths:
** General opening plans - any unplanned closures will be mentioned in the above report **

GALA Yuzawa:
Official snow depth of 210cm.
The Central Area and most of the North Area.
The South Area is now closed.
The downhill course is also now closed - get down back to base using the Gondola.

Kagura:
Official snow depth of 310cm.
All three main areas of Kagura remain pretty much fully open.

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Planned closing dates for resorts in the Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma region
Information as currently available and of course subject to change depending on conditions. Resorts not mentioned below are now closed.

Open until Wednesday May 6th:

- Naeba (*closed on weekdays, open ONLY on weekends and holidays [except April 29th])
- GALA Yuzawa
- Kagura (Tashiro)

Open until Sunday May 31st:

- Kagura (Mitsumata)

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Tuesday 21st April 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

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March observed snowfall total 95cm 191cm 42cm
April observed snowfall total 1cm 5cm 3cm
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Season observed snowfall total 1303cm 833cm 762cm
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559cm
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[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
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254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
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3cm
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[762cm]
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