Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 29th January 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 29th January 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 29th January 2012
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Just a few cm of snow to report this morning in the village and just like the last few days the mountain is covered in cloud and light snow is falling this morning. It has been a very cold one as well. Up top earlier on it was -16 degrees and even in the village it was down to -14 degrees when I got up. Very cold. Just a light wind but overnight I think there were stronger winds blowing about as there seems to be piles of snow where there weren't yesterday.

We might - just might - see conditions clear up a bit tomorrow, but from Tuesday into Wednesday we will more than likely be back to moderate to heavy snowfalls and it is going to keep very cold until at least the end of the coming week.

Official snow depths (29th January 12)
Utopia - 200cm
Chuo - 185cm
Paradise - 195cm
Uwanodai - 150cm

Operating lifts (29th January 12)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
All the runs at Zao are open.

Archive report: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 29th January 2012
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All runs at Zao now open

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