Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 6th December 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:10pm on Friday 6th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain > snow higher
wind condition
Light wind
Not good
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Friday 6th December 2013, 12:10pm
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Wednesday 4th December 2013, 11:24am 0cm
Sunday 1st December 2013, 9:45am 0cm
Friday 29th November 2013, 10:33am 12cm
Saturday 23rd November 2013, 11:30am 0cm
Sunday 5th May 2013, 10:00am 0cm
Thursday 2nd May 2013, 10:16am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 32cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 0cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 12cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:10pm on Friday 6th December 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

We are still waiting for that big snowfall but for today we have the the Zao Paradise pair lift moving. It's a bit wet down at base but snow is falling higher up on the mountain and we do have snow forecast for today and tomorrow, so lets hope that we might get enough cm to open up more of the skijo for the coming weekend.

Tomorrow there will be the official opening ceremony for the Zao Onsen - that will be held at 11am at the base of the Uwanodai area of the resort.

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Official snow depths (4th December 13)
Utopia: 30cm
Chuo: 40cm
Paradise: 30cm
Uwanodai: -cm

Operating lifts (1st December 13)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
Chuo Number 1 Pair
Zao Paradise Pair lift

Archive report: Posted at 12:10pm on Friday 6th December 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Very limited as wait for snow.

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