Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 12th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 6:58pm on Thursday 12th January 2012
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Cloud, fair, light snow
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Archive report: Posted at 6:58pm on Thursday 12th January 2012
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This morning was the coldest morning of the season. Very cold indeed. I saw the thermometer in the village say -10 degrees but also saw that up top it was a rather chilly -16.2 degrees. Hows that for cold?!

Just a few cm of new snowfall in the village this morning along with cloudy conditions, sometimes a bit of blue sky and sometimes a bit of light snow falling, but apart from the cold conditions it has been a good day on the hill.

Snow is forecast for overnight into tomorrow and then variable weather over the weekend but certainly not looking like it will be blizzard-like at all. Should be a good weekend.

We're getting into peak season mode folks. The snow is really good. The monsters are growing nicely. Don't you just love winter?

Official snow depths (12th January 12)
Utopia - 160cm
Chuo - 160cm
Paradise - 155cm
Uwanodai - 120cm

Operating lifts (10th January 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 6:58pm on Thursday 12th 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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