ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Snowfall shutdown the inbound Glenn Highway Sunday afternoon for a short time at the Fort Richardson exit, and drivers reported only being able to see about 20 feet in front of them.
As of 4 p.m. Sunday, dispatch reported there were 38 accidents around town, 62 vehicle in distress calls and three accidents with injuries.
The National Weather Service issued the following statement, "very hazardous driving conditions are being reported along the Glenn Highway with periodic road closures due to the restricted visibility."
"It was beautiful, until I had to get into my car," Audrey Barrett said as she attempted to shovel her driveway Sunday morning in Fairview.
As of 10 a.m. most areas of town had accumulated anywhere from 7 to 10 inches of snow.
According to the National Weather Service, the Upper Hillside had 14 inches.
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