Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 8th January 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:31am on Tuesday 8th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
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This report
Tuesday 8th January 2013, 9:31am
3cm
Monday 7th January 2013, 9:35am 2cm
Sunday 6th January 2013, 10:18am 0cm
Saturday 5th January 2013, 9:23am 10cm
Friday 4th January 2013, 10:14am 5cm
Thursday 3rd January 2013, 16:44pm 30cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 10:49am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 55cm
Last 14 reports (total): 96cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 65cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 218cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:31am on Tuesday 8th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao Onsen and it's a chilly and cloudy one. A few cm of snow since yesterday but not snowing at the moment. The clouds are sticking around the mountain, but decent visibility on the slopes... at the moment I can just about see the top of the mountain at times from base.

Oh an exciting event to tell you about --- "1000 People Bingo" on a special stage area up in the Paradise part of the resort at 11am, Saturday 12th. Prizes are to be won, if playing bingo with 999 other people isn't enough fun for you! Apparently, if I am reading this right, the first 1000 people to turn up will receive a special bingo card to play. What more encouragement do you need to start early? ;)

Snowfall is due later on tomorrow into Thursday. Lots, please.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
110cm

Utopia
150cm

Paradise
130cm

Uwanodai
85cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:31am on Tuesday 8th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open.

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January observed snowfall total 65cm - -
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