Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 16th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 2:34pm on Monday 16th January 2012
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Cloud, some clear patches at times
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Slight wind
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Archive report: Posted at 2:34pm on Monday 16th January 2012
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Hmmm well not quite as clear as we might have expected today. The day started off another very cold -10 degrees in the village and no new snow to report today. Basically it has been a grey and cloudy one with some blue sky on show from time to time. Still the forecast points to a week this week of generally clearer skies, some cloud and the chance of light snow showers from time to time. A mixed bag then.

The forecast has been wrong it's fair share this season so far, so the best thing I can say with any certainty is that we won't be getting any rain or heavy snow in the next few days. ;)

Quiet slopes today after a fairly busy weekend.

Official snow depths (16th January 12)
Utopia - 170cm
Chuo - 165cm
Paradise - 165cm
Uwanodai - 130cm

Operating lifts (16th January 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 2:34pm on Monday 16th January 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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