Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 20th April 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:43am on Thursday 20th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
W 1m/s
visibility condition
Good
This report
Thursday 20th April 2017, 8:43am
15cm
Wednesday 19th April 2017, 9:09am 0cm
Tuesday 18th April 2017, 8:45am 0cm
Monday 17th April 2017, 9:52am 0cm
Sunday 16th April 2017, 8:39am 0cm
Saturday 15th April 2017, 8:45am 0cm
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:43am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 17cm
Last 14 reports (total): 17cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 21cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 859cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:43am on Thursday 20th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

How about this then....

15cm of fresh snowfall!

There was a snow mark on the forecast yesterday but I don't think anybody expect this much of snow to fall.

So this morning all the courses are covered with lovely fresh new snow and the official snow depth has increased again.

It should be great to enjoy fresh snow on the Melissa course this morning.

The Center 33 course (advanced course) is closing from today, but there are still 85% of the courses available at the resort.

It's calm now and the Gondola and Number 3 lifts are operating at normal speed.

It feels a little cold, keep warm when you ski.

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Lifts information:

- Gondola
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

90% courses remain open
Lavender A and Mint B are closed
The Snow Parks are now closed

Official snow depth:
210cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: wet
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: upper part snow, other part wet

Archive report: Posted at 8:43am on Thursday 20th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and Number 3 quad lift operating

85% courses now open. (Lavender A, Mint B and Center 33 course are closed)

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14th April 2cm 0cm -
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2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
327cm
[443cm]
242cm
[685cm]
153cm
[838cm]
21cm
[859cm]
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[177cm]
232cm
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130cm
[539cm]
27cm
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5cm
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