Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 28th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:01am on Wednesday 28th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snowing
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
NW 4m
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Wednesday 28th December 2016, 9:01am
13cm
Tuesday 27th December 2016, 9:36am 0cm
Monday 26th December 2016, 9:19am 0cm
Sunday 25th December 2016, 8:50am 4cm
Saturday 24th December 2016, 9:22am 8cm
Friday 23rd December 2016, 8:38am 0cm
Thursday 22nd December 2016, 9:21am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 25cm
Last 14 reports (total): 54cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 107cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 111cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Wednesday 28th December 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from a snowy Grandeco.

13cm of new snowfall since last night and it is still falling at the moment (8am).

According to the forecast, it will be snow until around noon and turn into just cloud conditions until tomorrow evening when we expect snow to start falling again.

The resort is expecting to be able to open more courses from tomorrow... we'll have to for that announcement tomorrow morning.

Snow park information:
New items! 4m straight rail, 4m down box, 4 formed cask, drum can, 6 meters down box and 6 meters straight wide box.

Deco land (area for beginners and kids):
The snow escalator is not operating yet but the area is open for sledding (free).

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad lift
Number 2 quad lift

Courses open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500
[A-b] Rainbow 3500
[B-c] Mint C
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender B

Official snow depth:
65cm

Road condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: snow.
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: snow.
Snow tires are necessary from Sukagawa (Tohoku expressway) and Iwaki (Banetsu expressway).

Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Wednesday 28th December 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 28th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
28th December 13cm 21cm -
27th December 0cm 20cm -
26th December 0cm 6cm -
25th December 4cm 0cm -
24th December 8cm 0cm -
23rd December 0cm 0cm -
22nd December 0cm 2cm -
Previous 7 days total 25cm 49cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 54cm 164cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 107cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total - 232cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 111cm 571cm 0cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
107cm
[111cm]
- - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
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