Kirkwood Closed Today Due To High Avy Danger!

Kirkwood Closed Today Due To High Avy Danger!

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Kirkwood Closed Today Due To High Avy Danger!

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Coop Testing Product Last Week | Photo Credit: Kirkwood Facebook Page

Coop Testing Product Last Week | Photo Credit: Kirkwood Facebook Page

Kirkwood is closed for the time being. According to resort spokesman Coop, the resort will be closed due to avalanche mitigation and snow removal. As of now, Kirkwood has received 37″ in the last 24 hours and it’s not stopping anytime soon.

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Here’s the facebook post:

Winter Storm Warning

WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHESTER…QUINCY…BLUE CANYON 300 AM PST TUE DEC 22 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING…

* MAIN IMPACTS: SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS… TRAVEL DELAYS AND CHAIN CONTROLS.

* SNOW LEVELS…ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING TAPERING TO SHOWERS BY MIDDAY.

* LOCATIONS…INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT AND HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES TODAY AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

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