The Seward Phoenix Log - News of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula since 1966

By LOG Staff 

East Peninsula buried by blizzard, highway closed


A winter storm blew into the Eastern Kenai Peninsula in the wee hours on Tuesday morning.

Downtown Seward saw about a foot and a half of the white stuff by late afternoon. And twice as much was reported in the inland areas.

A couple small avalanches, avalanche control and danger prompted DOT to close the Seward Highway at McHugh Creek. At press time the highway was expected to be closed until mid-day Wednesday.


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