FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — Residents of far western Maryland are shaking off more than a foot of snow.

Twelve and a half inches fell Wednesday in Frostburg, prompting Frostburg State University to close for the day.

State police says several tractor-trailers got stuck in the wet snow, including one on Interstate 68 at Big Savage Mountain.

Westernport Mayor Daniel Laffey says city workers were busy all night as 11.3 inches of snow toppled trees onto roads.

Potomac Edison had more than 500 power outages in surrounding Allegany County.

Skiers rejoiced at 10 inches of new snow at the Wisp resort in McHenry. Spokeswoman Lori Epp says powder hounds were lined up when the resort opened to make the first tracks on the ski hill.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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