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The St. Valentine's Day 2007 Blizzard

02/14/07 3:42PM

On Valentine's Day, 2007 Vermont was hit with one of the 10 biggest snowfall's on record. Up to 36 inches fell in various parts of the state, shutting down roads, schools, offices and creating difficult situations for the agricultural community as barns collapsed and milk production was halted.

VPR covered the storm as it unfolded and in the days that followed as cleanup crews plowed roads and utilities worked to restore power.


Vermonters head road warnings
Ski resorts energized by storm
Interview: VTrans dispatcher Larry Dodge on road conditions
For some it's business as usual during storm

Midday Report, February 15, 2007
Happy ending for lost snowmobiler

Interview: VT Emergency Management Public Information Officer Mark Bosma on the storm
Section of Route 17 closed as trucks allowed back on state roads
Midday Report, February 16, 2007
Governor feels effects of storm

Interview: Karen Griffin, Libby's Blue Line Diner
Power losses due to storm are low
Snow collapses 11 barns
Caleb Daniloff Commentary: Winter trees
Avalanche risk is real for backcountry skiers, snowboarders

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