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Late-season storm hits West Coast

Originally Published: May 16, 2011
By Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

It may be mid-May but that doesn't mean that winter is over yet. Ski resorts around the country are reporting high snowfalls for this time of year, with Squaw Valley, Calif., getting 20 inches of snow in the past 48 hours, Mammoth, Calif., receiving seven to 11 inches, and Timberline, Ore., reporting six inches.

"It's not too unusual to see storms like this in mid-May," says Brian O'Hara, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno, Nev. "We get late-season ...

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