From Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)–Another storm will arrive late Friday and continue through Saturday… an upper low approaching from the northwest will bring rain and mountain snow to Southern California Friday evening through Saturday.
Precipitation could be heavy at times. Showers will taper off Saturday afternoon into Sunday. Local strong gusty winds will accompany this system…especially in the mountains and deserts.
Estimated rainfall amounts are 1 to 1.50 inches coasts and valleys with 1.50 to 3.50 inches in the mountains. There should be about 0.40 to 0.85 inch in the high deserts and 0.25 to 0.50 inch in the low deserts.
There could be isolated larger amounts…especially on the southwest facing slopes of the San Bernardino county mountains. The snow level will lower to about 4500 feet north to 5000 feet south.
There should be areas of snow accumulation of a foot or two at the higher elevations. People should stay informed on this approaching storm. The rain will cause slick roads. Snow…blowing snow and fog will make travel hazardous in the mountains. People planning travel in the mountains late Friday and Saturday should be prepared for winter weather conditions.
Follow the weather reports all weekend here on High Desert Daily.