Nightly News   |  January 27, 2014

Huge Avalanche Buries Alaska Highway

Water and slush up to 40 feet deep has cut off the town of Valdez, Alaska.

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>>> the folks in valdez, alaska, have been told their town may be cut off for a week after a huge avalanche buried the main highway with water and slush up to 40 feet deep. there are worries about flash flooding because of the backup behind the avalanche, alaska has seen very warm temperatures this season.