In PMC, broken snowplows and power outages made for some chilly days and nights

By Kaylin Paschall, TME

Several snowstorms passed through our Mountain Communities over the past weekend, beginning Friday and easing up into Sunday afternoon.

An average of three feet of snow fell in parts of Frazier Park, Lake of the Woods and Cuddy Valley with other areas of the mountains receiving four feet. According to residents of Pine Mountain Club, some PMC neighborhoods got five feet.

By Saturday, residents of Pine Mountain Club found themselves snowed-in. Calls for assistance and rescue began flowing in…(see below)

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Clockwise from top left: Pine Mountain Club’s Arbor Drive deep in snow on Tuesday; power company contractors on Bernina Drive at Zermatt Drive, Tuesday, repairing downed lines; Kern County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue had several snow-cat vehicles at the clubhouse ready for rescues if needed.

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This is part of the March 3, 2023 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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