Furano Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 7th March 2009

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:12am on Saturday 7th March 2009
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Partly overcast, sunny in parts.
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
15 km/h from the WNW at the base. \r\n22 km/h at the summit.
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Archive report: Posted at 11:12am on Saturday 7th March 2009
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Welcome to March! Spring Skiing is now in session.

And the downside to spring skiing is unwanted temperature variations. True to the forecast, the temps warmed up to about +5 C around midnight for a few hours. Unfortunately, this was after about 10 cm of snow had already fallen. Naturally, the snowfall turned to rain, then temps went below freezing and everything hardened up to a nice shiny crust, with rain-soaked snow underneath.

It's not good today. Hard, crusty, wet and other negative adjectives.

Still, the weather is better than Niseko right now, with a bit of sun shining through, and relatively light winds. Good chance to work on your ski-in-all-conditions skills.

Think Snow. Think Powder. Think spring skiing.

Archive report: Posted at 11:12am on Saturday 7th March 2009
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Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Night skiing scheduled until 9:00 PM.\r\n\r\nKuma otoshi run closed due to avalanche danger.

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