Zao Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 24th April 2010

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:57am on Saturday 24th April 2010
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
Fairly poor on the mountain
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Archive report: Posted at 9:57am on Saturday 24th April 2010
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The cold weather just won't go away at the moment!

This morning a little earlier it was 0 degrees in the village with a sprinkling of snow, cloudy and foggy onditions so fairly poor visibility on the mountain. Expect it to be colder up there so winter wear is still needed.

These conditions look likely to clear up as the day progresses though and by tomorrow it is likely to be clear and sunny with considerably warmer temperatures.

Chuo area:
105cm

Paradise area:
120cm

Utopia area:
140cm

Below are the lifts that remain open at the Zao Onsen resort:

Ropeways:
Zao Sky Cable - open all year (closed 6th-28th May for maintenance)
Zao Chuo Ropeway - open throughout the year
Zao Ropeway - open all year (closed 6th-18th May for maintenance)

Lifts:
Chuo No1 pair - until 5th May
Chuo No2 pair - open only Sat/Sun/holidays until 5th May
Katakai triple - open only Sat/Sun/holidays until 5th May
Paradise Pair lift - until 5th May
Shobunuma No1 triple and No2 pair - open only on Sat/Sun/holidays until 5th May
Utopia No1 pair - open all year
Utopia No2 pair - until conditions allow

Above lift information is subject to change.

Archive report: Posted at 9:57am on Saturday 24th April 2010
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Parts of Zao Onsen resort remain open for the season - see report below for the latest on current lift operations.

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