The weather outside is frightful

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  • Eleven miles up Petty Creek near Alberton, Alicia Gregory plays a game of “where is my car?” as several feet of snow buried her ‘92 Ford Explorer after Monday’s storm. (Photo courtesy of Alicia Gregory)

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    ST. REGIS music teacher Derek Larson enters another worldly nuance with icicles outside his home as area temperatures plunged below zero last week. (Photo courtesy of Derek Larson)

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    Winter weather storms slammed Mineral County last week, burying cars, roads and this home in Superior. (Photo courtesy of Jodie Semanko Blaylock)

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    Judy Stang’s dog Babe seems to be waiting for some spring playtime among tall snowbanks. Several feet of snow blanketed Mineral County last week over several days. (Photo courtesy of Judy Stang)

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    Sam (11) and his mother, Sarah Doughty, stepped outside to measure the deep snow that fell last week outside their home in Alberton. Nearly two feet dropped in the area with storms all week. (Photo courtesy of Matt Doughty).

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    Tom Bean plows his driveway near Alberton last week as a series of storms dumped several feet of snow. (Photo courtesy of Ceciley Bean)

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    Piper (6) and Boaz (4) McGuffey from St. Regis are all smiles playing in the snow despite freezing temperatures last week. (Photo courtesy of Rebekah Kay McGuffey)

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    Deep snowbanks nearly buried a stop sign in Mineral County last week with depths not seen in nearly 30 years. (Kathleen Woodford/Mineral Independent)

  • Eleven miles up Petty Creek near Alberton, Alicia Gregory plays a game of “where is my car?” as several feet of snow buried her ‘92 Ford Explorer after Monday’s storm. (Photo courtesy of Alicia Gregory)

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    ST. REGIS music teacher Derek Larson enters another worldly nuance with icicles outside his home as area temperatures plunged below zero last week. (Photo courtesy of Derek Larson)

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    Winter weather storms slammed Mineral County last week, burying cars, roads and this home in Superior. (Photo courtesy of Jodie Semanko Blaylock)

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    Judy Stang’s dog Babe seems to be waiting for some spring playtime among tall snowbanks. Several feet of snow blanketed Mineral County last week over several days. (Photo courtesy of Judy Stang)

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    Sam (11) and his mother, Sarah Doughty, stepped outside to measure the deep snow that fell last week outside their home in Alberton. Nearly two feet dropped in the area with storms all week. (Photo courtesy of Matt Doughty).

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    Tom Bean plows his driveway near Alberton last week as a series of storms dumped several feet of snow. (Photo courtesy of Ceciley Bean)

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    Piper (6) and Boaz (4) McGuffey from St. Regis are all smiles playing in the snow despite freezing temperatures last week. (Photo courtesy of Rebekah Kay McGuffey)

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    Deep snowbanks nearly buried a stop sign in Mineral County last week with depths not seen in nearly 30 years. (Kathleen Woodford/Mineral Independent)

Mineral County residents are doing the best they can to deal with the onslaught of heavy snow and frigid temperatures.

Conditions that some residents say they haven’t seen in over 30 years. Lookout Ski Resort is reporting nearly 10 feet of snow at the summit.

Up to two feet of snow fell in the valley within a 24-hour period early last week, leaving people scrambling to dig out from under the late-winter storms.

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