Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 7th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:37am on Friday 7th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Moderate-strong wind
Poor
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Friday 7th December 2012, 10:37am
10cm
Thursday 6th December 2012, 19:48pm 2cm
Wednesday 5th December 2012, 13:03pm 10cm
Sunday 2nd December 2012, 9:13am 10cm
Friday 30th November 2012, 16:18pm 0cm
Wednesday 28th November 2012, 11:00am 3cm
Thursday 22nd November 2012, 9:39am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 35cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 32cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 35cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:37am on Friday 7th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

There is 10cm or so of snow to report in the village this morning, temperature of around -1C and slight wind. It is cloudy this morning with some light snow falling. Visibility is poor with lots of cloud and fog covering the mountain. The snowy conditions will continue through the weekend and into next week, so hopefully we will have some decent new snow to report and more of the resort opening up soon.

Some very strong winds are going to be blowing about over the weekend as well, so it might be blizzard conditions out there and may well affect any lifts that plan to be open. We need the snow though, so it would be good if we had a considerable snowfall to get the season moving.

Archive report: Posted at 10:37am on Friday 7th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is part open. Very limited at the moment.

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