Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 20th March 2016

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:12am on Sunday 20th March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny, cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Gusty East/South East 8m/s
Very good
This report
Sunday 20th March 2016, 10:12am
0cm
Saturday 19th March 2016, 10:55am 0cm
Friday 18th March 2016, 10:51am 0cm
Thursday 17th March 2016, 9:30am 0cm
Wednesday 16th March 2016, 8:49am 0cm
Tuesday 15th March 2016, 10:10am 0cm
Monday 14th March 2016, 10:17am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 6cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 35cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 460cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:12am on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from sunny Appi.

Another sunny day here at Appi with the temperatures dipping to the below freezing mark and variable winds. Just a great day to hit the slopes if you can deal with the weekend crowds and fairly sloppy conditions on the mountain today.

The forecast has been changing rapidly and for the better though. We may be looking at a whole week of freezing temperatures coupled with maybe, just maybe, a few centimetres of snow. Partly cloudy skies the next few days with temperatures falling even lower than they are now perhaps to -6. The winds may pick up in the next few days but nothing too remarkable.

As far as the runs go expect Spring like conditions on the runs. Icy at the top turning to slush at the bottom. Not perfect but better than no slush at all right?

Sunscreen check and hit the slopes. Every day that goes by is another day closer to closing. Make good use of what we have.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

- Appi Gondola
- Central Number 1 quad
- Number 2 lift A
- T Bar
- Number 3 lift B
- Number 3 lift C
- Number 4 lift
- Sailer Gondola
- Sailer Quad
- Vista quad

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6 day forecast for Appi Kogen:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Appi Kogen

Archive report: Posted at 10:12am on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see main report

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