Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 5th March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:51am on Monday 5th March 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow, sleet and strong winds
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Strong wind
Fair
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Archive report: Posted at 9:51am on Monday 5th March 2012
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It's mostly about the wind this morning. Large parts of the resort are not open at the moment due to wind conditions. Places that seem to be open at the time of writing include Sun Valley, Maruike, Hasuike, Bunadaira, Mammoth. Ichinose Family, Yakebitaiyama and Okushiga Kogen are all operating just one lift early on while the southern resort areas of Yokoteyama and Kumanoyu are waiting for the winds to calm down.

So limited runs available this morning. It's not the most appealing morning to be out there anyway really with wet snow falling and being blown about (sleet in some areas apparently) as the temperature hovers around 0 degrees. A bit of snow to report actually but it has been blown around and so difficult to put a number on it.

Hopefully tomorrow should see much clearer skies. Next snow around Thursday perhaps?

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort area:

- Ichinose Family

Official resort snow depths as of Monday 5th March 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
235cm
Shibutoge:
240cm
Kumanoyu:
250cm
Maruike:
180cm
Sun Valley:
180cm
Giant:
190cm
Mammoth:
175cm
Terakoya:
200cm
Ichinose Family:
185cm
Ichinose Diamond:
185cm
Yakebitaiyama:
240cm
Okushiga Kogen:
260cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:51am on Monday 5th March 2012
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Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts of Shiga Kogen now open for season but strong winds affecting operations today

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