Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 14th December 2012

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:49pm on Friday 14th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
Good
This report
Friday 14th December 2012, 3:49pm
0cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 15:49pm 5cm
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 15:19pm 5cm
Tuesday 11th December 2012, 16:03pm 20cm
Monday 10th December 2012, 12:01pm 20cm
Sunday 9th December 2012, 11:29am 30cm
Saturday 8th December 2012, 11:12am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 81cm
Last 14 reports (total): 116cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 113cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 116cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:49pm on Friday 14th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

No new snow to report today in Zao. The day started off clear and cold but it has become milder and clouds have moved in as the day has progressed. It's just a kind of bright but hazy cloudy look going on this afternoon.

Tomorrow is going to be a mild day and temperatures are set to rise into the positives, and we may experience some rain fall even up here in Zao. Hopefully snow higher up, but nothing major. Just avoiding rain would be good. Not a whole load of snowmen on the weeks forecast really, though look out for them to bring their next layer of goodness early next week.

From tomorrow most of the mountain should be open. Decent conditions for early on, but still quite thin on the ground.

Lift tickets until Thursday 20th December are at the specially lowered price of 3000 yen for adults and 1500 yen for children.

Chuo Area
80cm

Utopia
85cm

Paradise
95cm

Uwanodai
45cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:49pm on Friday 14th December 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is part open.

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