Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 22nd January 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:32am on Tuesday 22nd January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light (but heavy) snow
wind condition
Light wind
Fair, variable
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This report
Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 9:32am
8cm
Monday 21st January 2013, 12:21pm 0cm
Sunday 20th January 2013, 10:30am 3cm
Saturday 19th January 2013, 9:12am 0cm
Friday 18th January 2013, 9:10am 10cm
Thursday 17th January 2013, 9:29am 10cm
Wednesday 16th January 2013, 9:36am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 31cm
Last 14 reports (total): 64cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 89cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 321cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:32am on Tuesday 22nd January 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Snow of the heavier variety falling this morning in the village.

Yesterday it did continue clouding over, but the sun was still out in places by mid to late afternoon. It was snowing later on and through the night though and this morning the mountains are reporting varying amounts of new snowfall.

10cm at Goryu, 15cm at Hakuba 47 and a perhaps unexpected (but then again it's Cortina) 20-25cm at Hakuba Cortina to the north. Perhaps up to 10cm or so at base levels and areas around the village.

As I said it's a heavier kind of snow rather than light and fluffy but it sure is better than anything beginning with the letter 'r' and so it's good with me. Hopefully it can stay this way though temperatures are forecast to rise to around 4C later on in the day today here in village so we'll just have to keep our fingers crossed. We might not be able to avoid it. Right now it is around +1C. Surely it will be snowing higher up though, so that's the place to be. (Isn't it always?!)

Clearer conditions are still forecast for tomorrow and Thursday and it's going to keep mild until perhaps Thursday night. From then into Friday we should see a drop and a good chance of decent snowfall which will probably go through into the weekend.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Tuesday 22nd January 2013 noon:

Hakuba Goryu:
10cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba Goryu this morning.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 290cm;
Toomi - 150cm;
Iimori - 110cm

Hakuba 47:
15cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47 this morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 220cm
Lower - 165cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 210cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 110cm
Sakka - 100cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 260cm
Lower slopes - 110cm

Hakuba Cortina:
20-25cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina this morning.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 315cm
Lower slopes - 190cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 165cm
Lower slopes - 80cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
115cm

Hakuba Minekata:
100cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:32am on Tuesday 22nd January 2013
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