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Avalanches Cut Off City
This Jan. 24, 201 4 photo provided by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities shows multiple avalanches that crossed the Richardson Highway in the Thompson Pass region of Valdez, Alaska, causing flooding. Alaska highway officials say the only highway into the city of 4,100 people will be closed until further notice, for at least a week, if not much longer. (AP Photo/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities)