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Snow Swamps the Cove

 

December 2, 2021



Herald of Dec. 2, 1971

A Thanksgiving-eve snow storm dumped over a foot of snow on the Cove. The snow started late in the morning on the day before Thanksgiving and continued into Thanksgiving day. Drivers and road crews were unprepared for the storm, and many roads were closed to traffic for a while. Drivers reported that the drive from Altoona to the Cove took two hours due to conditions. Overloaded phone circuits caused phone service outages in the area on Wednesday evening. Roads were cleared by noon on Thanksgiving, and a warmup over the weekend caused some of the snow to melt. There...



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