Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 25th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:25am on Monday 25th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Partly cloudy
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-16°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Moderate wind
Good
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Monday 25th February 2013, 10:25am
20cm
Sunday 24th February 2013, 8:24am 20cm
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 10:39am 20cm
Friday 22nd February 2013, 10:36am 15cm
Thursday 21st February 2013, 7:57am 30cm
Wednesday 20th February 2013, 10:08am 10cm
Tuesday 19th February 2013, 10:50am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 118cm
Last 14 reports (total): 172cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 238cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 765cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:25am on Monday 25th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

What a crazy day it was yesterday in Nozawa.

We had very strong winds shut the entire top half of the mountain almost all day. Combined with the weekend crowds it was a little hectic in the lift lines. We saw heavy snow continue all day - a true blizzard.

15-20cm of snow reported since 3pm yesterday afternoon, but there was more before then and so I have adjusted the numbers shown.

Amongst the trees the riding was brilliant with deep windblown powder. Cruising down the groomed runs was not too dissimilar to the Antarctic with horizontal blowing snow. A day to get out there and experience the conditions just for the fun of it.

Today the storm has subsided and we have some blue skies and sun making a return. We still have the occasional light snow shower passing through. The top of the mountain will be all time considering the closure of top lifts yesterday; two days of fresh powder awaits the early birds.

Looking at the forecast we should see mostly blue sky today before completely clearing tomorrow. Tomorrow should be beautiful in fact with cool temperatures, light winds and bluebird skies. Wednesday should see spring conditions with the freezing level rising to around 1200m and mostly clear weather. The first day of spring we will see a return to winter conditions with moderate snow and very cold temperatures predicted. Let's hope the powder continue well into March and beyond.

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Lifts operating:
All lifts operating except
Yunomine Pair
Mizunashi Triple
Challenge Pair
Utopia Pair
Hikage Number 2 Pair B line

Courses open:
All courses open except
Grand Prix
Kandahar West

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
415cm

Uenotaira
380cm

Hikage
270cm

Nagasaka
260cm

Karasawa
190cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:25am on Monday 25th February 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

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