Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 29th December 2012

Nozawa Onsen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:45pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sunny up top with a mid fog layer
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Good
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Saturday 29th December 2012, 12:45pm
0cm
Friday 28th December 2012, 13:04pm 0cm
Thursday 27th December 2012, 11:13am 30cm
Wednesday 26th December 2012, 11:42am 15cm
Tuesday 25th December 2012, 12:03pm 0cm
Monday 24th December 2012, 11:19am 40cm
Sunday 23rd December 2012, 12:17pm 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 95cm
Last 14 reports (total): 165cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 210cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 213cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:45pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

As expected, a bit of a spike in the temperature today with warmer air and sunshine up top.

Had another surprise snow fall last night with 15cm gracing the upper slopes but no fresh on the lower slopes. Should make for good conditions up top but a bit heavy going down below.

There is a bit of motion about town today with the New Year crowd starting to roll in. Most of the town is now fully booked for the New Year period so should be a great vibe in town over the next few days. Will also be a bit of a change of speed on the slopes have had it pretty much like a private resort up until now.

Temperatures are due to start dropping tomorrow then the snow show should continue into the New Year with lots of festivities on and off the slopes. Still might rain before it snows on the lower slopes but hopefully soon turn into snow and the upper slopes will probably avoid the 'r'.

All lifts operating today, including Kandahar.

Have fun.

Lifts operating:
All lifts operating.

Courses open:
All courses open except:
Kandahar West

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
200cm

Uenotaira
195cm

Hikage
130cm

Nagasaka
100cm

Karasawa
85cm

Official new snowfall
10cm (Yamabiko)
15cm (Uenotaira)
0cm (Karasawa)

Archive report: Posted at 12:45pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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