Roofs Collapse Under Heavy Snow in Bend, Oregon

StoryfulPublished: January 14, 201710 views
Published: January 14, 2017

Roofs across Bend, Oregon, including the roof of a school gymnasium, collapsed under the weight of heavy snow on Thursday, January 12.

About two feet of snow fell in the Bend area in just a few days, prompting officials to warn about the potential for collapses. They encouraged people to clear their roofs of snow. Roofs at Bend commercial buildings <a href="" target="_blank">also collapsed</a> from the weight of the snow, as seen in this drone footage.

After the collapse at <a href="*/stories/154222" target="_blank">Highland Elementary School</a>, the school district decided to close all schools for the day.

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