Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 2nd March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:44am on Friday 2nd March 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:44am on Friday 2nd March 2012
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It feels slightly colder this morning - though still mild - and in contrast to the blue skies of yesterday, this morning it is grey and cloudy over Zao. Just cloudy with hardly any wind at all.

Snow conditions? They're keeping pretty good actually, especially on the upper slopes, as up on the mountain it is staying suitably cold though we could do with it being colder still. And of course we always want more snow! The good news is that we will maybe see some decent snowfall tonight, though after those clouds clear up tomorrow morning it should be a generally dry weekend but colder than the last few days.

Early next week though it will be back to milder conditions.

Have a fun weekend if you visit Zao!

Official snow depths (2nd March 12)
Utopia - 275cm
Chuo - 220cm
Paradise - 260cm
Uwanodai - 175cm

Operating lifts (2nd March 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 9:44am on Friday 2nd March 2012
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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