The National Weather Service’s Wiinter Storm Warning is still applicable to the Hill. The NWS is forecasting light snow to continue through today, Thursday, Jan. 7.
Several power outages have occurred overnight. The one affecting Fern Valley and upper N. Circle appears to be over.
Southern California Edison is still working to restore power to two separate Pine Cove areas. The large outage affecting nearly 750 homes may be restored by 11 a.m.. The second and smaller outage, affecting 15 homes, involves trees on lines and will take longer.
Last night’s snow was greatest in Pine Cove, where more than foot fell in places. In Idyllwild, the snow depth increased from Tollgate, about 6 to 8 inches to more than 2 feet in the upper reaches of Fern Valley. In town, snow amounts were about 10 to 14 inches.
Below are some photos of the local roads.