Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Snowfall this winter bucks warming trend


April 23, 2020

Tom Morphet

A motorist drives around an ice boulder along Mud Bay Road earlier this month. Above average snowfall and a cold spring left large snow and ice piles around town.

At 217.6 inches, the winter's snowfall in downtown Haines was more than five feet above the average for the past 20 years, according to the National Weather Service.

On a single day – Jan. 26 – 23.5 inches fell, and severe weather postponed th...

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