Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 6th January 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:00am on Thursday 6th January 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Thursday 6th January 2011
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The waiting is over: the real snow is falling. Meaning cars were transformed overnight into mounds of snow, and we finally have some snow walls growing along the roadsides. It's very nice, light powder snow, too, quietly sluffing off the rooftops rather than rumbling down.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: call in sick, get out in the powder. I'll report later on how much snow actually fell, as the offical report isn;t out yet.


Current Official Snow Depths:

Akakura Onsen:
110cm

Akakan (Akakura Kanko):
135cm

Ikenotaira:
100cm

Myoko Suginohara:
140cm

Seki Onsen:
130cm

Myoko Ski Park:
90cm

Kyukamura:
80cm

Tangram:
105cm

Madarao:
110cm

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Update, evening

It snowed, and it snowed a lot today. Some cold winds from the north at times, but it didn't matter—the first real Myoko-style snowfall of the year was going on all around us.

Right now the snow has slowed down a bit, but it will be interesting to see how much will be added to the figures tomorrow morning.

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Thursday 6th January 2011
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