Iwakisan Hyakuzawa
Today's Forecast
↑46° ↓41°
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  • Dewpoint↓38° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↑33% / ↓79%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
None expected today.
None expected.
Winds SW 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming W 20 to 32 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 39 mph. Wind chill expected to be 29 to 34 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 28th
↑55° ↓46°
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  • Dewpoint↓39° / ↑32°
  • Humidity↑35% / ↓79%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
No snow today.
No precipitation expected.
Winds SW 20 to 32 mph through the morning shifting to SW 14 to 26 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 33 mph. Wind chill expected to be 33 to 45 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 29th
↑57° ↓53°
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  • Dewpoint↓46° / ↑36°
  • Humidity↑51% / ↓80%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.9 inches
Winds S 10 to 21 mph through the morning becoming S 17 to 29 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be 43 to 49 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 30th
↑53° ↓48°
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  • Dewpoint↓47° / ↑37°
  • Humidity↑69% / ↓97%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
No snow.
Potential Precip: 0.47 to 2.35 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.18 to 8.9 inches
Winds. Expected wind chill to be 37 to 43 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 31st
↑49° ↓46°
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  • Dewpoint↓41° / ↑33°
  • Humidity↑56% / ↓84%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
No snow today.
Potential Precip: 0.2 to 0.98 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.08 to 3.9 inches
Winds. Expected wind chill to be 37 to 41 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 1st
↑52° ↓47°
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  • Dewpoint↓42° / ↑33°
  • Humidity↑61% / ↓75%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
None expected.
No precipitation expected.
Winds. Expected wind chill to be 36 to 41 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
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World Extended Outlook - S. Hemisphere updated!
Updated for Tuesday May 22, 2018

-->(Southern Hemi forecast discussions are now up and running! Scroll down for all areas (S. America and NZ/ AUS)...
Email us at chris@snowforecast.com with any requests!

NEW ZEALAND -
--> (Instagram) "Snow continues now through Wednesday, a short break, then another storm moves in Thursday morning and lasts through Thursday night, with moderate to heavy snowfall expected, setting the resorts, especially south Island, up for some improving base conditions on the way to opening day. See the latest at snowforecast.com, with a custom weather discussion for New Zealand updated by us."

Today and Wednesday (22nd and 23rd) - (Posted last Wednesday the 16th--> - "Unsettled, and becoming colder through Wednesday... The Tuesday-Wednesday storm looks colder and could drop 200-300cm of snow above mainly 1,500m, but some snow accumulations to 1,000m as upper-level dynamics and moisture combine to deliver some good early season snowfall"). MORE DETAIL: After heavy snow through tonight (Tuesday night) for the south Island, lighter snow is expected for places like Cadrona and The Remarkables as we move into Wednesday, while low pressure is departing, with heavier snow (but less than  South Island) moving into the North Island resort areas like Tukino, and light snow showers, some clouds mixed with sun, and COLD air for the South Island on Wednesday through Wednesday night... with ANOTHER storm knocking at the door:

Thursday through Saturday (24th-26th) - (Posted last Wednesday the 16th--> "Mid and late next week (the 23rd -25th or so) we expect a big storm to move in, with heavy snowfalls to the South Island, and higher snow levels  but heavy snow also to the North Island."). MORE DETAIL: It is looking busy these few days into the weekend, with 2 storms, the first on Thursday and Friday sending mostly moderate snow totals of 15cm to the South Island, and lighter totals for the north. The second storm moving right in behind the first, on Saturday, with mostly light to moderate snowfalls to the South Island, and similar totals for the north Island. Snow will be clearing out on Saturday down south, and continued cloudy and snowy for North Island resorts on Saturday. The coldest day looks like Thursday, then slightly warmer Friday and Saturday.

Sunday and Monday (27-28th) - We expect to be between storms, with approaching low pressure, and increasing clouds on Monday.

NEW ZEALAND LONGER RANGE FORECAST - It looks like as we move into June we see a busy pattern with more days of snow and cold than sunny days (kicking off with a possible big storm June 1), piling up the snow for a good opening day base. June continues snowy to start with a good pattern of numerous upper-level waves. CM

CHILE/ ARGENTINA - Perspectiva General (Overview) - Wednesday and Thursday look ....
Friday through Sunday - ...

LONGER RANGE FORECAST (South America) - Mid-May and through the rest of the month, we are expecting the more dominant pattern to be unsettled, with colder storms affecting the region as the jet stream moves further north. Ski areas to the south of Santiago will see more frequent snowfall through this period. Either way winter is here and more frequent snowstorms are on the way! CM

 

Expanded Outlook

Sunday
↑46° / ↓41°
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AM

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↑43° / ↓41°
Skys
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be 29 to 34 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑46° / ↓43°
Skys
Overcast becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds W 20 to 32 mph with gusts up to 39 mph. Expected wind chill to be 32 to 34 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Monday
↑55° / ↓46°
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AM

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↑52° / ↓46°
Skys
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy before noon. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 20 to 32 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 33 to 41 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑55° / ↓52°
Skys
Clear through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 41 to 45 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Tuesday
↑57° / ↓53°
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AM

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↑56° / ↓54°
Skys
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds S 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be 44 to 47 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑57° / ↓53°
Skys
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.9 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 17 to 29 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be 43 to 49 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Wednesday
↑53° / ↓48°
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AM

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↑53° / ↓49°
Skys
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.33 to 1.65 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.12 to 6.2 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 37 to 43 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑50° / ↓48°
Skys
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.58 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.05 to 2.3 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 39 to 40 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Thursday
↑49° / ↓46°
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AM

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↑49° / ↓46°
Skys
Partly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.17 to 0.85 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.07 to 3.4 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 37 to 41 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑47° / ↓46°
Skys
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Thunderstorm Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.5 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 38 to 41 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Friday
↑52° / ↓47°
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AM

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↑49° / ↓47°
Skys
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon. Morning thunderstorms possible.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 36 to 38 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑52° / ↓50°
Skys
Clear into the evening. Thunderstorms possible through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 40 to 41 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,275ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature58°
  • Soil Low Temperature51°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature62°
  • Soil Low Temperature55°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature64°
  • Soil Low Temperature58°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature62°
  • Soil Low Temperature60°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature60°
  • Soil Low Temperature59°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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