Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 23rd December 2012

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:35am on Sunday 23rd December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud, light snow
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight breeze
Fair, variable
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This report
Sunday 23rd December 2012, 10:35am
1cm
Saturday 22nd December 2012, 10:22am 0cm
Friday 21st December 2012, 10:09am 0cm
Thursday 20th December 2012, 11:18am 2cm
Wednesday 19th December 2012, 10:40am 0cm
Tuesday 18th December 2012, 11:26am 0cm
Monday 17th December 2012, 10:19am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 53cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 116cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 119cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:35am on Sunday 23rd December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

None of the heavy snowfall yet here this morning with just 1cm to report in Zao since yesterday. That's not going to help so much! It is definitely colder this morning though and there's some fairly dark clouds up there looking all threatening, and so fingers and toes are crossed that it is on the way. Consistent snowfall is on the forecast from today through until near the end of the week. It is going to stay very cold as well.

Look out for strong winds Tuesday-Thursday.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
65cm

Utopia
70cm

Paradise
65cm

Uwanodai
35cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:35am on Sunday 23rd December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is almost all open.

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