Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 3rd May 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd May 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Rain, cloud, fog
Base temp:
19°C

Top temp:
12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
Light wind for now...
visibility condition
Limited-poor
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Thursday 3rd May 2018, 8:18am
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Current month (May 2018) total: 0cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 857cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd May 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Some strong winds blowing about yesterday and overnight, with rain added into the mix later on.

This morning it is raining still but there is less wind... for now, stronger winds possible later on once again.

It feels rather warm as well, though if anything it will get cooler as the day goes on.

Hopefully there will be a return to sunshine tomorrow.

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Photos below from Kagura, Mitsumata and Tashiro.

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Updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018, 8:15am

Planned resort operations - subject to change

Kagura
Tashiro Ropeway plans to be at least part open until Sunday 6th May
Mitsumata Ropeway and the main Kagura area plan to be at least part open until Sunday 27th May

All courses remain open except

- Tashiro Number 1 (upper part closed)
- Challenge
- Gondola East Course (Tashiro)
- Panorama
- Taikai
- Gezan course (back to Mitsumata car park)
- Family Course now can only be used as a connecting course back to Ropeway
- * You can also ride the Mitsumata Number 1 lift back down to the Ropeway

Official snow depths<

- Kagura area:140cm
- Mitsumata area: 30cm
- Tashiro area: 60cm

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Golden Week

Golden Week is a period from the end of April through early May containing a number of national holidays. Those holidays are as follows:

- 29th April is 'Showa Day' (Showa-no-hi), the birthday of former Emperor Showa
- 3rd May is 'Constitution Day' (Kenpo-kinenbi)
- 4th May is 'Greenery Day' (Midori-no-hi)
- 5th May is 'Children's Day' (Kodomo-no-hi)

What this means for 2018 is that most people will enjoy two long weekends...

Long Weekend #1: Saturday 28th April - Monday 30th April
Long Weekend #2: Thursday 3rd - Sunday 6th May

Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Thursday 3rd May 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura remains open

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  2017/2018
*as of Thursday 3rd May 2018
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2015/2016
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2nd May 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st May 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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November observed snowfall total 14cm 2cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 277cm 144cm 92cm
January observed snowfall total 392cm 470cm 143cm
February observed snowfall total 162cm 267cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total 11cm 71cm 38cm
April observed snowfall total 1cm 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 857cm 954cm 424cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
0cm
[857cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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