Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 1st January 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:56am on Tuesday 1st January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud cover/overcast
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Slight
Poor
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This report
Tuesday 1st January 2013, 10:56am
3cm
Monday 31st December 2012, 10:34am 2cm
Sunday 30th December 2012, 8:51am 0cm
Saturday 29th December 2012, 9:03am 30cm
Friday 28th December 2012, 9:06am 0cm
Thursday 27th December 2012, 9:12am 0cm
Wednesday 26th December 2012, 9:41am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 40cm
Last 14 reports (total): 83cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 3cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 235cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:56am on Tuesday 1st January 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Happy New Year from Hakuba.

Yesterday it was snowing through the day on the mountains and Hakuba has dry, light snow covering the trails at present. It is snowing this morning as well with about 2-3 cm of fresh snow around the village.

Not the brightest and clearest of days with overcast skies and mist hugging the valley... visibility is poor. Current temperatures between around -3C degrees in the village and of course colder out on the mountains. There's not much of a wind at present.

Snow is forecast to be falling all day today and through into the following few days as well, so we can't expect to see much or even any of the sun this week. I'm sure people won't complain about fresh snowfall though!

The Happo-one Sakka Kitaone Quad was temporarily suspended earlier but all seems to be moving as normal now. Also at Happo-one, until Thursday, the Gondola and Nakiyama No3 lifts at Happo-one are opening early at 7:30am, with the Riesen Quad and Alpen quad lifts opening from 7:45am.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Tuesday 1st January 2013 AM:
Please note that resort lift operations are subject to change at any time.

Hakuba Goryu:
3-5cm on lower slopes and up to 15cm of new snow on upper slopes reported from Hakuba Goryu.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 225cm;
Toomi - 115cm;
Iimori - 85cm

Hakuba 47:
20cm of new snow reported on upper slopes by Hakuba 47 this morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 175cm
Lower - 70cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 170cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 60cm
Sakka - 60cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 230cm
Lower slopes - 60cm

Hakuba Cortina:
5-10cm new snow to report from Hakuba Cortina.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 210cm
Lower slopes - 140cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 110cm
Lower slopes - 60cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
All lifts operating.
Official snow depth:
70cm

Hakuba Minekata:
50cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:56am on Tuesday 1st January 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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