By the time they clear all this it’ll be winter again! Washington highway buried under 75FEET of snow

By the time they clear all this it’ll be winter again! Washington highway buried under 75FEET of snow

http://www.dailymail.co.uk
16th May 2011

Running just south of the U.S. border with Canada, you’d expect the North Cascade Highway to be subject to some wintry weather occasionally.

But this weekend drivers on State Route 20 – which passes from Port Townsend in west Washington State to Newport in the east – found that snow chains wouldn’t be sufficient after an incredible 75 feet of snow covered a 40-mile stretch of the highway.

And the heavy snowfall could keep the road closed for another week, which would mark its latest spring reopening in 30 years.

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