Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 28th February 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 28th February 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear blue skies
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight
Excellent
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Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 28th February 2012
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Nothing to report in terms of snow but, my oh my, it's one of those days! Blue skies all around, hardly a cloud to be seen (and those that are are just friendly wispy ones).... the sun is out and Zao is looking spectacular. I wasn't quite expecting this.

It's a cold morning, before I left my home earlier the thermometer was telling me close to -10 degrees, so icy out and about this morning - keep your eye on the road as you walk around the village, however tempting it is to look up this morning!

There's just a breeze. And that's about it. Perfect weather conditions.

Next snow of significance? Perhaps at the end of the weekend? Before then it seems we are due for a mix of clearer skies with the odd snow shower scattered around. Around Thursday and Friday we should see temperatures creeping up to around the 0 mark as well, so relatively mild.

Two more evenings of Light Up!

Official snow depths (28th February 12)
Utopia - 275cm
Chuo - 220cm
Paradise - 260cm
Uwanodai - 175cm

Operating lifts (28th February 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 28th February 2012
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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