Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 28th March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 28th March 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Moderate
Very poor
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Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 28th March 2012
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Visibility outside this morning is really bad with snow falling and hardly any of the slopes even visible from base. Big flakes of snow are really coming down hard at the moment and while we have just a few cm of snowfall to report, if it continues falling like this it will soon pile up and be more.

About 0 degrees in the village this morning so not so cold really. The biggest issue today is going to be the fact that you won't be able to see where you are going out there. I guess it's one of those days when people might choose to make a late start and/or chill out in the onsen.

It's not going to last long though and we'll probably have clearer skies tomorrow and then a few days of warmer temperatures.

Official snow depths (28th March 12)
Utopia - 260cm
Chuo - 220cm
Paradise - 240cm
Uwanodai - 165cm

Operating lifts (28th March 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
Most lifts remain operating.
All the runs at Zao scheduled to be open.

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 28th March 2012
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao is open as normal. Most lifts remain operating.

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