Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 24th February 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:46am on Friday 24th February 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:46am on Friday 24th February 2012
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It is certainly colder this morning than yesterday just below zero in village, but still not the levels we are used to and there's a strong wind. The weather yesterday certainly didn't do the snow conditions any favours and this morning the sound of scraping can be heard on somewhat icy sounding slopes - near the base anyway. It's just cloudy this morning so nothing falling from the sky.

OK onto the better news. It looks like tomorrow should bring with it snowfall and potentially decent snowfall as well. I hope to be able to bring you news of that tomorrow morning.

Official snow depths (24th February 12)
Utopia - 275cm
Chuo - 210cm
Paradise - 260cm
Uwanodai - 175cm

Operating lifts (24th February 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 9:46am on Friday 24th February 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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