The National Weather service is predicting winter weather for the Hill later today, Friday, Nov. 9, tonight and tomorrow.
In the past 24 hours about one-third of an inch of rain has been recorded at the Forest Service’s Keenwild Ranger Station, which is about 2.89 inches of rainfall since July 1.
Further north the rainfall levels were greater. In Pine Cove almost .75 inches were recorded and even further north at the Vista Grande site nearly an inch fell.
From this morning’s, “Winter weather advisory,” the NWS advised that a “winter weather advisory in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to noon Saturday [Nov. 10] above 4500 feet.
* elevation...the winter weather advisory is in effect for elevations above 4500 feet.
* snow levels...lowering to 4500 feet this afternoon...and around 4000 feet tonight into Saturday.
* snow accumulations...2 to 4 inches above 4500 feet with local amounts of 4 to 8 inches on the higher peaks.
* Locations include: Garner Valley...Idyllwild...Pine Cove... vista grande...angelus oaks...baldwin lake...barton flats... big bear city...big bear lake...crestline...fawnskin... forest falls...lake arrowhead...mount baldy...mountain home village...running springs...twin peaks... and wrightwood
* winds...areas of west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph.”