Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 27th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 27th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Steady Easterly 6m/s
Good
This report
Wednesday 27th January 2016, 9:04am
3cm
Tuesday 26th January 2016, 8:25am 1cm
Monday 25th January 2016, 9:40am 6cm
Sunday 24th January 2016, 8:18am 0cm
Saturday 23rd January 2016, 9:01am 0cm
Friday 22nd January 2016, 8:53am 1cm
Thursday 21st January 2016, 9:06am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 90cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 246cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 246cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 27th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good Morning from Appi.

Well we've got more of the white powder falling as I type this report. It's only light snowfall though but it's exciting nonetheless. It should continue most of the day with hopefully 5cm+ arriving today.

The forecast yesterday was just another false alarm with barely 3cm falling throughout the day and evening. I'm really beginning to wonder if the 'forecasting' department even exists at the weather service here.

Today should bring cloudy skies, temperatures in the -5 range at the base with snow showers continuing most of the day. The wind has picked up slightly but will remain steady all day in the 8-10 m/s range. Obviously the top runs will see slightly higher winds and lower temperatures.

17 of 21 runs open and the Sailer Gondola and various Sailer and second runs still disappointingly closed. The open runs are in good condition and will probably see little use this week as the mountain was eerily quiet yesterday with me taking some runs as the solo figure on the hill.

So what's in store for us now? Not much unfortunately. The 'forecast' is for partly cloudy skies, temperatures dropping slightly with little, if any, snowfall till Monday! That's correct. No predicted further snowfall until February.

Have a great day out there.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

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

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 27th January 2016
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  2015/2016
*as of Wednesday 27th January 2016
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26th January 1cm - -
25th January 6cm - -
24th January 0cm - -
23rd January 0cm - -
22nd January 1cm - -
21st January 4cm - -
Previous 7 days total 15cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 90cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total - - -
January observed snowfall total 246cm - -
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March observed snowfall total - - -
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May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 246cm 0cm 0cm
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