Avalanches Smack Alaska

Global Warming, again?  Whatever the cause, the result is horrible!

US: Avalanches knock out power to Alaska’s capital

Massive avalanches destroyed transmission lines and support towers to a dam that supplies 85 percent of the electricity for Alaska’s capital, and utility rates could quintuple for months until repairs are made, officials said. The series of avalanches hit at 4 a.m. Wednesday, taking out 1.5 miles of power transmission line and destroying or severely damaging […]

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