Oregon’s largest city brought to a halt. School classes canceled.
It was only 1-to-3 inches of snow, but streets were clogged with traffic. Cars fish-tailed, spun out and collided, semi-trucks littered Interstate 5 and school buses were trapped on the roads.
“Some motorists abandoned their vehicles and started walking,” says this AP article.
“The Portland area does not use rock salt, for environmental reasons, and because snow is rare here.”
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