Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 19th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:18am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow
wind condition
Slight wind
Not so good, really poor in some places
This report
Tuesday 19th February 2013, 9:18am
5cm
Monday 18th February 2013, 8:13am 10cm
Sunday 17th February 2013, 9:16am 0cm
Saturday 16th February 2013, 8:50am 10cm
Friday 15th February 2013, 9:57am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2013, 10:06am 0cm
Wednesday 13th February 2013, 9:53am 20cm
Last 7 reports (total): 45cm
Last 14 reports (total): 91cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 97cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 478cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:18am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

It was snowing nicely yesterday morning and we got some more cm on the ground... by lunchtime Hakuba Cortina was reporting 5cm of additional snow and up to that around Hakuba I would say too.

The snow turned into rain late afternoon, in the village base areas anyway. Unfortunately that means that some of that lovely snow has turned into heavier and wetter stuff this morning. Doh!

Anyway up to 5cm or so in the village area since my report yesterday. Hakuba 47 are reporting 3cm up top and 1-2cm lower slopes this morning and similar news coming from Hakuba Goryu. Hakuba Cortina, always one to give us the biggest numbers, are reporting 10-20cm of new snow in addition to that 5cm at lunchtime yesterday.

This morning we have overcast skies with fairly poor visibility - only the lower parts of the mountain on show from village at the moment. There's just a slight breeze and light snow showers.

Overcast skies, slight breeze, and vision quite poor today. Light snow showers.

So, for now some suddenly wet and heavier conditions out on the slopes, I would imagine better conditions found as you go higher of course. Snow is forecast to be falling on and off through into the weekend and it should keep cold so hopefully over the next few days we will get some decent topups.

I'll update you tomorrow!

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Official snow depths and operations @ Tuesday 19th February 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 290cm;
Toomi - 150cm;
Iimori - 125cm

Hakuba 47:
1cm new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 255cm
Lower - 180cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 280cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 130cm
Sakka - 140cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 350cm
Lower slopes - 160cm

Hakuba Cortina:
15-25cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina since yesterday morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 390cm
Lower slopes - 265cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 200cm
Lower slopes - 85cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
150cm

Hakuba Minekata:
140cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:18am on Tuesday 19th February 2013
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