NOAA: 3-12″ of SNOW Forecast for Los Angeles County, CA Today

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LA + Snow.
LA + Snow.

NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Los Angeles County, CA today.

3-12″ of snowfall is forecast today.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET... LOCALLY UP
  TO 12 INCHES ON THE HIGHEST PEAKS IN THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS
  OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY.
  - NOAA LA, CA today

Snow levels will be between 6,000 & 7,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND 7000 FEET AND
  LOCALLY DOWN TO 6000 FEET.
  - NOAA LA, CA today
Big Bear, CA today.  image:  big bear
Big Bear, CA today. image: big bear

Yep, it snows quite a bit on a good year in LA County, CA.  There are 4 ski resorts within a 2 hour drive from downtown LA:

  • Mountain High
  • Bear Mountain
  • Mt. Pinos
  • Snow Summit
PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory.  image:  noaa, today
PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. image: noaa, today

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for LOS ANGELES COUNTY:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
225 AM PST MON NOV 21 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HIGH ELEVATION SNOW AND LOCALLY GUSTY
WINDS TO THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO NEAR 7000 FEET. THE GREATEST SNOW
AMOUNTS WILL FALL IN THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES
COUNTY.

VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET... LOCALLY UP
  TO 12 INCHES ON THE HIGHEST PEAKS IN THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS
  OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND 7000 FEET AND
  LOCALLY DOWN TO 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INITIALLY...SHIFTING TO
  THE NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINTER WEATHER DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR ACROSS
  HIGH ELEVATION MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF BRIEF
  SNOW SHOWERS IMPACTING THE ANGELES CREST HIGHWAY.

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