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Winter Weather and Blizzards

Mammoth reports 2-4 feet of snow as 'March Miracle' barrels into SoCal ski areas

Mammoth reports 2-4 feet of snow as 'March Miracle' barrels into SoCal ski areas

“Getting buried here!” one Mammoth Lakes resident said in the midst of a three-day storm, perhaps the best of the season, that is barreling through the Sierra and into the mountains rimming Los Angeles.

The so-called March Miracle, which is expected to taper off Saturday morning, left 2-4 feet of snow on Mammoth Mountain as of Friday morning. Blizzard conditions continued with heavy snow and winds. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday.

The U.S. Highway 395 from the junction of State Route 203 to Bridgeport was closed Friday morning because of low visibility. Chains or snow tires are required...

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