Heavy Snow over Eastern Kenai Peninsula

March 2018

Heavy snow was reported across the eastern Kenai Peninsula and upper Turnagain Arm area March 8 to 9. In Seward there was an estimated 12" (30cm) of snow, while in Girdwood a storm total of 14" (36cm) was reported. Whittier reported 25" (63cm), with similar amounts estimated across Turnagain Pass. As is often the case, the storm brought much lighter amounts, generally 2 to 4" (5-10cm) to the immediate Anchorage area. 

High Snow

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