The 2011 – 2012 winter was an extreme one for the town of Valdez, Alaska. By mid-January the town had already received 322″ of snow.
“The snowfall has been extreme this winter in Valdez, even for a city used to lots of snow. When the weather cleared, many were busy trying to move it from streets and roofs and reopen schools. Valdez residents discuss how they’ve handled the 322 inches of snow that had fallen by January 13, 2012. Video by Marc Lester. Contributed photos courtesy the Shidner family.” – anchoragedailynews