The latest winter storms on Sunday, January 29, caused snow and unsafe travel conditions in mountainous areas of San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties, according to the National Weather Service. It now warns the driver that
Rainfall through Monday was not expected to be strong enough to trigger a flood warning. Forecasters said he averages 0.25 to 0.45 per inch in Orange County and the Inland Empire. A total of 0.1 to 0.5 inches of rain was expected in the LA County area, but could reach 1 inch in the San Gabriel Mountains.
The rain moved into the area on Sunday morning, and by 3:30 p.m. rain had fallen into riverside county valleys ranging from 0.16 inches in Beaumont to 0.07 inches in Temecula. San Bernardino County measured .08 in San Bernardino, California and .04 in Ontario. The .12 was measured at Santiago Peak in the Santa Ana Mountains, according to NWS. The Santa Fe Dam area in LA County measured .09.
A winter storm warning has been issued for the San Bernardino Mountains, including Lightwood, Crestline, Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear and Running Springs. The warning is valid until 7:00 am on Tuesday.
“Travel can be very difficult,” warned the NWS, with snow levels expected to drop to about 5,000 feet on Sunday, 4,500 feet on Monday morning and 3,000 feet on Tuesday. Light snow was expected on the 15 Freeway.
A storm warning has been issued for the Idyllwild area of Riverside County with heavy snowfall of 9 to 14 inches in excess of 6,000 feet expected. Similar warnings were issued to mountain communities in San Diego County, including Julian and Pine Valley.
To the north, advisories were issued for mountains and the Antelope Valley in LA, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
“Light snow is possible on roads in the area up to about 3,000 feet, including portions of Interstate 5 from Grapevine north of Castique and elevated portions of Highway 14 near Agua Dulce and Acton. there is,” NWS said.
A cold wave is occurring. Rain will affect the area, with up to 2,500 feet of snow late tonight through Monday morning. His I-5 and Highway 14 in Grapevine may be affected. Palmdale can get 1-2 inches of snow, especially south towards the hills. #LAWeather #SoCal #Caucus pic.twitter.com/ReJvQaveSE
— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) January 29, 2023
Forecast for Monday:
Woodland Hills: A high of 53°C and a low of 38°C with a chance of showers.
Anaheim: The maximum temperature is 58 degrees, the minimum temperature is 42 degrees, and there is a possibility of rain.
San Bernardino: The maximum temperature is 54 degrees, the minimum temperature is 38 degrees, and there is a possibility of rain.
Helmet: Highs of 53°C, lows of 35°C, rain possible.