Saturday, February 9, 2019

Snow storm wallops Pacific Northwest, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

begin quote from:Snow storm wallops Pacific Northwest, people rescued in Sierra Nevada · Feb 9, 2019
SEATTLE — A winter storm pounded Washington state, forcing the cancellation of flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation's latest bout with winter weather. Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency for the state of Washington, saying ... In California, more than 120 visitors and staff members were rescued after being snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days. Up to 7 feet of snow had trapped the guests and staff beginning Sunday at Montecito ...

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