Zao Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 4th February 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:41am on Saturday 4th February 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:41am on Saturday 4th February 2012
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After that lovely day yesterday, we are back to the mountain being covered in cloud this morning. Not quite as cold, but still well below zero, poor visibility and the best news of all being another 10cm or so of fresh snow in the village with more on the mountain. There's a bit of a wind out there as well this morning, but all of the lifts appear to be open and it's business as usual for Zao this weekend.

Looks like a few days of milder temperatures into early next week and tomorrow we might see some clearer skies again. Things should get back down colder again though as we get into mid-week.

Snow conditions for the weekend are great.

Remember the snow festival event over at the Uwanodai area this evening from 7:30pm, might be worth checking out if you are in Zao today.

Official snow depths (4th February 12)
Utopia - 260cm
Chuo - 210cm
Paradise - 250cm
Uwanodai - 180cm

Operating lifts (4th February 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 9:41am on Saturday 4th February 2012
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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