Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 3rd March 2013

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:02am on Sunday 3rd March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Light to moderate wind
Not so good
This report
Sunday 3rd March 2013, 10:02am
15cm
Saturday 2nd March 2013, 9:46am 2cm
Friday 1st March 2013, 9:42am 0cm
Thursday 28th February 2013, 9:08am 0cm
Wednesday 27th February 2013, 9:10am 0cm
Tuesday 26th February 2013, 10:15am 10cm
Monday 25th February 2013, 8:53am 25cm
Last 7 reports (total): 52cm
Last 14 reports (total): 127cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 17cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 734cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Sunday 3rd March 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

It was snowing for pretty much most of the day here yesterday, but by evening there wasn't a huge amount to show for it - mostly because of the strong gusty winds that were persisting throughout the day. So for the most part there wasn't enough snow to cover that layer of ice from the previous days rain unfortunately. Better conditions were to be found higher up.

Difficult to put numbers on the new snowfall. 10cm on the top of my car since last night and 5cm in the day and so 15cm seems a good number. Naeba is reporting 5-10cm. Kagura reports 20-30cm. Other resorts have increased their numbers by around 20cm so that should give a decent idea.

It's still snowing this morning but much less windy and all resorts are opened as scheduled. Currently about -1C in town. The snow is expected to ease off later on today.

From tomorrow, lots of sun in the coming week. And it's going to get warmer. Very warm by the end of the week by the looks of the latest forecast with temperatures likely to rise well into double digit numbers.

Has this been the last prolonged winter like snow storm of the season before we click into 'spring season' proper? Possibly, but certainly not the last snow of course. Many of the resorts around town are open until the end of March/beginning of April. Higher places continue through into May, and Kagura often is still open at the end of May. So a long time left yet.

Official resort snow depths @ Sunday 3rd March 2013, AM:
Naeba:
330cm
Kagura:
390cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
335cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
309cm
Gala Yuzawa:
430cm
Iwappara:
285cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
340cm
Yuzawa Nakazato:
245cm
Yuzawa Park:
250cm
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Maiko Snow Resort:
345cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
310cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
280cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Sunday 3rd March 2013
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open for season

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2011/2012
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3rd March 15cm - -
2nd March 2cm - -
1st March 0cm - -
28th February 0cm - -
27th February 0cm - -
26th February 10cm - -
25th February 25cm - -
Previous 7 days total 52cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 127cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 8cm - -
December observed snowfall total 217cm - -
January observed snowfall total 254cm - -
February observed snowfall total 238cm - -
March observed snowfall total 17cm - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 734cm 0cm 0cm
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