Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 15th February 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:28am on Wednesday 15th February 2012
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Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog, light snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Poor
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Archive report: Posted at 9:28am on Wednesday 15th February 2012
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I can't see much of anything at all this morning. Cloud and fog mean that the resort could have moved on somewhere else for all I know! Well, not quite. But visibility is poor this morning. Another relatively mild start but still in minus territory and just a dusting of snow overnight. Oh yes and light snow. Even up at Utopia it is only -4 this morning again.

It looks like we can expect it to start getting colder from tonight, though the forecast for the next few days is a mixed and difficult-to-call bunch..... cloud, snow showers at times, the sun from time to time? I think the best conclusion is nothing extreme for through until early next week.

Official snow depths (15th February 12)
Utopia - 275cm
Chuo - 240cm
Paradise - 260cm
Uwanodai - 180cm

Operating lifts (15th February 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 9:28am on Wednesday 15th February 2012
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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