Crater Lake Gets Unusual Amount Of September Snow

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th September NewsCrater Lakesnow
Fall has barely arrived in Oregon, and already it's snowing big-time at Crater Lake. Marsha McCabe, a spokeswoman for the only national park in Oregon, tells KFLS in Klamath Falls (http://bit.ly/14I1p1v) there was an unusually early snowfall Tuesday night, amounting to about 8 inches. It's expected to keep snowing through Wednesday, adding an inch to three inches. McCabe says September snowfall at Crater Lake is rare - usually a dusting of an inch or two. But when things get going in the winter, the snowfall at Crater Lake is prodigious: averaging more than 500 inches a year. McCabe says the North Entrance to the park and West Rim Drive are temporarily closed but should be reopened by the weekend as the forecast calls for nice weather.

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