Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Cars and trucks whizz by on the Kenai Spur Highway as a small group of caribou watch from the lawn of Trinity Christian Church on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 near Soldotna, Alaska. Snow fell in flurries in some places on Sunday evening, remaining on shady hillsides even in the middle of the cloudy day Monday. The National Weather Service has forecasted a chance of snow showers Tuesday, then again on Thursday and Friday for the central Kenai Peninsula.

Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Cars and trucks whizz by on the Kenai Spur Highway as a small group of caribou watch from the lawn of Trinity Christian Church on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 near Soldotna, Alaska. Snow fell in flurries in some places on Sunday evening, remaining on shady hillsides even in the middle of the cloudy day Monday. The National Weather Service has forecasted a chance of snow showers Tuesday, then again on Thursday and Friday for the central Kenai Peninsula.

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