Crater Lake gets a heavy dose of snow, but total on the ground is still way below average


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KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon — After a warm, mild winter, Crater Lake National Park has recorded nearly 2 feet of snow in recent days, but the seasonal total is still a third of normal.

The Klamath Falls Herald and News ( reports the park usually has 119 inches of snow on the ground as of March 24. But the total recorded Tuesday was 40 inches.

The snow that fell beginning Friday was heavy and wet. Rangers said cross country skiing was tough.

Information from: Herald and News,

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