Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 23rd April 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:51am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly clear blue skies
Base temp:
18°C

Top temp:
9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
Excellent
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Saturday 23rd April 2016, 8:51am
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2015/2016 season so far total: 424cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:51am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

The sun is out and there is lots of blue sky this morning. Just a bit of cloud here and there and already a warm 18C degrees here in town. More fine weather is forecast for tomorrow so weather wise we are all good for the weekend it would seem.

The big news today is that the GALA Yuzawa resort have made the decision that tomorrow - Sunday 24th April - is going to be their last day of the season. They will be open today and tomorrow with the Melody course (on snow mats) and a small sledge area remaining open. It almost seems inevitable with the snow situation that they have been faced with.

That also means that from Monday morning it will be just Kagura that remains open. Their plan has always been to remain open until 29th May and they still have that on their official information, but with that over a full month away I think that there must be a fairly good chance that they also will be cutting that short.

We shall see...

Have a good weekend.

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Upcoming Golden Week holidays:

* Friday 29th April - Sunday 1st May (3 day long weekend)
* Tuesday 3rd May - Thursday 5th May (3 day holiday mid-week)
* Saturday 7th May - Sunday 8th May (normal weekend)

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Resorts that remain open in Yuzawa on Saturday 23rd April 2016):

GALA Yuzawa
GALA Yuzawa resort have announced that they will remain open until tomorrow, Sunday 24th April.
The Melody course - with artificial 'snow mats' - and sledging area are open.
Note that skiing and snowboarding on natural snow is now no longer possible at GALA.

Kagura
The Tashiro Ropeway plans to be open until 8th May.
The Kagura area via Mitsumata Ropeway plans to be open until 29th May.
The Mitsumata area is now used as a 'connecting course' to get to and from the main Kagura area with some snow remaining, under which is the artificial 'snow brush'.
Most of the main Kagura courses remain open with natural snow.
Note that the top Kagura Number 5 pair lift will be open through Sunday 24th April.
Official snow depth:
Kagura area: 160cm
Tashiro area: 130cm
Mitsumata area: -cm

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Resorts that are not listed above are now closed for the season.

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List of ski resorts in Yuzawa town
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Archive report: Posted at 8:51am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura remains open.
GALA Yuzawa is part open (not natural snow) until tomorrow.

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