Days until opening ceremony: 12.
Snowfall: 3.54 inches in Nagano city and no snowfall on men's downhill course.
Update: The "Snowlet's House," named after the Olympic mascot, opened in the Olympic Plaza in front of the Nagano railway station with Mayor Tasuku Tsukada attending. The house will sell Olympic goods, like Olympic-marked shirts, and also will provide visitors with information about the Olympics. Three torches that traveled through 46 prefectures in Japan have arrived in Nagano.