Snow Falls in San Diego Mountains

Mt. Laguna turns into winter wonderland

View Comments ()
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Two inches of snow fell overnight on Mount Laguna. NBC 7's Brandi Powell braves the conditions on NBC 7 News in the Morning. (Published Friday, Dec 14, 2012)

    Snow was falling in our local mountains on Friday tempting many to take a "sick day" for a little fun. 

    A powerful winter storm brought rains, street flooding and snow Thursday.

    Several Inches of Snow Falls in Mountains

    [DGO] Several Inches of Snow Falls in Mountains
    Two inches of snow fell overnight on Mount Laguna. NBC 7's Brandi Powell braves the conditions on NBC 7 News in the Morning. (Published Friday, Dec 14, 2012)

    Two inches of snow fell on Mount Laguna overnight.  While there has not been a lot of accumulation of snow but for Friday, scattered snow showers will occur as low as the 4,000-foot level.

    Check Interactive Radar

    Oscar and Monique Leon of Chula Vista brought their  7-year-old daughter, Ivana, up to the snow for her birthday Thursday afternoon.

    "It's really really beautiful it's really nice, I love it," Monique Leon said.

    Snowbirds Flock to San Diego Mountains

    [DGO] Snowbirds Flock to San Diego Mountains
    After a powerful winter storm, San Diegans drove east and braved slick roads to enjoy a little playtime. NBC 7's Tony Shin reports. (Published Friday, Dec 14, 2012)

    If you're thinking about heading to the snow, the California Highway Patrol wants to remind you to bring chains, extra clothes and be sure to purchase a mountain pass.

    "We'll respond and a couple people will be stuck or whatever and we've got to help them out," said Greg Pelsma with the U.S. Forest Service.

    Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Friday Dec. 14, 2012

    [DGO] Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Friday Dec. 14, 2012
    Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Friday Dec. 14, 2012 (Published Friday, Dec 14, 2012)

    "Just take it slow," he said. "And if you have chains, throw some chains on."

    Click here to see where to play in the snow

    Mount Laguna Snow Raw Video

    [DGO] Mount Laguna Snow Raw Video
    Raw video as the snow begins to call on Mount Laguna Thursday, December 13, 2012. (Published Thursday, Dec 13, 2012)

    The storm will bring cool temperatures and a few lingering showers for most of the county Friday.

    Get your forecast

    There will be a wind advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday.

    The winds will make driving difficult especially for those people traveling in high-profile vehicles according to the National Weather Service.
     

    Follow NBC 7 for the latest news, weather, and events: iPad App | iPhone App | Android App | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | RSS | Text Alerts | Email Alerts