When we woke up this morning, there was about 4 inches of snow. since then another two have fallen.

We may have snow but yes, Idyllwild is "Open". The snow land of Riverside County

The main roads are cleared and many of the secondary are already plowed too.
HIghway 243 through the center of Idyllwild is cleared, but wet.

The National Weather Service's short forecast for today was posted about

"through 1130 am...light rain and snow showers will continue moving east across the mountains...but increasing in coverage and intensity. rainfall amounts of up to 0.25 inches are expected below 5000 feet...with with snow accumulations of around an inch above 5000 feet possible" But NWS is still forecasting another six to 10 inches today.

The view of surrounding hills from downtown Idyllwild, Friday March 8

But Sunday's forecast is sunny and temperatures in the 60s, next week perhaps in the 70s.

Accompanying and following the snowfall will be a beautiful sunny day

Here's a view of the creek in Idyllwild County Park.

Lilly creek in Idyllwild County Park