Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 18th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:26am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
OK lower, poor upper
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Tuesday 18th December 2012, 11:26am
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Monday 17th December 2012, 10:19am 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2012, 10:40am 0cm
Saturday 15th December 2012, 10:27am 0cm
Friday 14th December 2012, 15:49pm 0cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 15:49pm 5cm
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 15:19pm 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 10cm
Last 14 reports (total): 103cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 113cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 116cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:26am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

It is just cloudy this morning but it does look and feel like it might soon be snowing. After some fairly icy conditions yesterday we could certainly do with some.

It remains mild but the forecast promises temperatures to drop this afternoon and tonight with tomorrow getting winter-like cold once again. Snow and wind as well likely tomorrow, but if the wind is part of the deal then that is fine with me!

Chuo Area
65cm

Utopia
70cm

Paradise
80cm

Uwanodai
30cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:26am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is mostly open.

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