North Country News
8:30 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Parts of VT Get Over 2 Feet Of Snow

Snow accumulation March 13, 2014
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont is digging out from heavy snowfall, with some places getting more than 2 feet of snow.

The National Weather Service reports South Burlington received a little over 18 inches of snow by Thursday morning. Sharon, in Windsor County, reported the highest amount, at 26 inches. Many places reported at least a foot.

Despite those amounts, there have not been many power outages. Dorothy Schnure of Green Mountain Power said power was restored to about 2,600 customers.

Many schools were closed, including SUNY Plattsburgh. The University of Vermont will open at noon..

The weather service said the snow was expected to taper off Thursday afternoon. Dangerous travel was expected, with visibility below a quarter of a mile and blowing and drifting snow.

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