Copious amounts of accumulated flakes 'round Big Bear? It's a sight many Southern Californians expect to see as winter draws near, then begins. But the skies weren't delivering, even as the snow-making machines were, for a number of weeks.
Then the second Monday in January arrived, and, with it, snow on the slopes and around town. Take a peek at how the mountain burg look on Tuesday, Jan. 9, earlier in the day. As for what was expected later that night? "(U)p to a foot expected by evening," says a Bear Mountain and Snow Summit representative.