Well as you can see, we received about an inch, maybe two inches, of snow yesterday. The roads are cleared and cinders have been laid. But the National Weather Service is predicting another snowfall today.
The specific Idyllwild forecast says we may receive another inch during the day.
Today: Snow showers, mainly before 4 pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
The regional forecast is a
Winter Storm Warning
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA 2:47 AM PST TUE DEC 13 2011
A COLD PACIFIC STORM STORM WILL MOVE SLOWLY INLAND ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN BAJA THROUGH TODAY...BRINGING SNOW SHOWERS WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL FOR THE MOUNTAINS INTO THIS AFTERNOON AND LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL FOR THE UPPER DESERTS INTO THIS MORNING.
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ANGELUS OAKS...BALDWIN LAKE...BARTON FLATS...BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...FAWNSKIN...
FOREST FALLS...LAKE ARROWHEAD...MOUNT BALDY...RUNNING SPRINGS...TWIN PEAKS...WRIGHTWOOD...IDYLLWILD...PINE COVE...CUYAMACA...MOUNT LAGUNA...RANCHITA
A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 5000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.
* ELEVATION: ABOVE 5000 FEET.
* SNOW LEVELS: SNOW LEVELS NEAR 4,000 TO 4,500 FEET...EXCEPT 3,500 TO 4,000 FEET INTO THIS MORNING FOR THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL WILL RANGE FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES DOWN NEAR 4000 TO 4500 FEET...TO 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET IN THE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET IN THE MOUNTAINS OF RIVERSIDE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES.
* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...WITH BRIEF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING...TAPERING OFF THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
* VISIBILITY: WILL BE LOCALLY REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESSING FOG AND MODERATE HEAVY SNOW.
* IMPACTS: RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS INTO HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES. IF POSSIBLE...CARRY CHAINS AND TAKE EXTRA FOOD AND CLOTHING. TRAVEL ON INTERSTATE 15 THROUGH THE CAJON PASS COULD BE IMPACTED INTO THIS MORNING.