Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 8th March 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:12am on Wednesday 8th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, blue sky, sun! For the moment!
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not at the moment, but snow is still forecast
wind condition
Slight southerly
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Wednesday 8th March 2017, 8:12am
24cm
Tuesday 7th March 2017, 8:34am 5cm
Monday 6th March 2017, 7:05am 0cm
Sunday 5th March 2017, 8:48am 0cm
Saturday 4th March 2017, 8:15am 0cm
Friday 3rd March 2017, 8:34am 4cm
Thursday 2nd March 2017, 8:40am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 33cm
Last 14 reports (total): 45cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 33cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 916cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:12am on Wednesday 8th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Wow, what an early morning it should be today!

Yesterday it was snowing pretty much all the day, but it didn't amount to much - just a few cm by the time it got dark. But it snowed overnight and there's 22cn of fresh snow on the ground now. Here's what resorts are reporting:

Kagura: 20-30cm
Kagura (Mitsumata): 25cm
Kagura (Tashiro): 20cm
Maiko Snow Resort: 20cm

What's more, as of 8am, there's some blue sky up there as well as the hanging-on cloud. That wasn't expected with snow still forecast for the day, so it may well cover up and continue fairly soon. Indeed, there's more cloud to the north of Yuzawa.

But first tracks at least should be really great this morning.

There can't be many more mornings like this left this season, so we need to make the most of it!

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Official snow depth information as of Wednesday 8th March 2017

GALA Yuzawa
The upper part of $2,600,000 closed today due to avalanche danger but otherwise GALA is open as planned.
Official snow depth: 350cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Official snow depth: 260cm

Iwappara
Official snow depth: 205cm

Joetsu Kokusai
Official snow depth: 260cm

Kagura
Official snow depth:
Kagura - 380cm
Mitsumata - 330cm
Tashiro - 350cm

Kandatsu Kogen
Official snow depth: 300cm

Maiko Snow Resort
Official snow depth:
Upper - 310cm
Base - 150cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
Official snow depth: 340cm

Naeba
Official snow depth: 270cm

NASPA Ski Garden
Official snow depth: 240cm

Yuzawa Kogen
Official snow depth:
Top - 280cm
Base - 190cm

Yuzawa Park
Official snow depth: 170cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Official snow depth: 170cm

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'Nighta' (floodlit night operations)

Below are details of the planned 'nighta' operations at ski and snowboards resorts around Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma this season.
This information is subject to change due to snow and weather conditions.
*** Please note that this section will not be updated every day.

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Daily until 19th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 8:50pm.
The Chuo Number 1, Chuo Number 2 and Kanko Number 3 Express lifts are open daily.
The Kanko Number 1 Express lift, Hatsukaishi Entrance lift and Hatsukaishi Number 2 pair lifts are also open on weekends and holidays.

Iwappara
Daily until 20th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 9pm on Saturdays and until 8pm on weekdays and Sundays.
The Main course, Grand course and West courses are open during nighta.

Joetsu Kokusai
Daily until 20th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 9pm.
The area in front of the main base hotel is open for nighta.

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo All Night' ('Almost All Night') is on Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays until 1st April 2017.
The nighta opening times on those days is from 6pm until 4am the following morning.

Maiko Snow Resort
Daily until 19th March 2017.
Nighta is from 4pm until 8pm.
The Maiko center quad lift on the Maiko Side of the resort operates for nighta.

Naeba
Daily until 26th March 2017.
Nighta is from 4pm until 8:30pm.

Yuzawa Nakazato
Every Saturday until 11th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 8:30pm.
The Number 2 pair lift operates during nighta.

Archive report: Posted at 8:12am on Wednesday 8th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 8th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
8th March 24cm 0cm 0cm
7th March 5cm 0cm 0cm
6th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 4cm 0cm 2cm
2nd March 0cm 7cm 10cm
Previous 7 days total 33cm 7cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 45cm 51cm 26cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 0cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 144cm 92cm 559cm
January observed snowfall total 470cm 143cm 420cm
February observed snowfall total 267cm 151cm 228cm
March observed snowfall total 33cm 38cm 95cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 916cm 424cm 1303cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 8th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
33cm
[916cm]
- -
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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