Frosty Days: Chilly Weather Whips San Diego County

Winter weather brought frost to San Diego County this week. The chilly conditions are expected to linger for a couple of days.

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A weak storm system brought light rain to San Diego County on Sat. March 10. Rainfall was light but kept the ground saturated throughout the day. Showers began in the North County in the early morning Saturday and began to make their way southeast.
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Storm clouds hang over a mountain range in Temecula. A weak storm system was bringing some light showers, but mostly was creating gray, gloomy conditions across San Diego County. March 10, 2018.
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In Scripps Ranch, continuous rain was keeping the ground saturated. The weak winter storm was expected to increase in intensity late Saturday before tapering off Sunday morning. March 10, 2018.
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A small bit of patchy snow lingered on the ground at Laguna Mountain Lodge on March 3, 2018. As of 8 a.m., the temperature was 34 degrees, with breezy, cloudy and foggy conditions. Anyone driving up to Mount Laguna was advised to put chains on their tires.
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A small bit of patchy snow lingered on the ground at Laguna Mountain Lodge on March 3, 2018. As of 8 a.m., the temperature was 34 degrees, with breezy, cloudy and foggy conditions. Anyone driving up to Mount Laguna was advised to put chains on their tires.
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Is there anything cuter than alpacas -- in the snow?! NBC 7 viewer Diane Sullens shared this photo of snowfall in Warner Springs and Chihuahua Valley on Feb. 27, 2018, and some cute residents enjoying the winter weather.
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NBC 7 viewer Dale Jennings woke up on Feb. 27, 2018, to serious snowfall at his home in Tierra del Sol in eastern San Diego County. The white stuff covered an antique truck.
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A pup enjoying the snow on Mount Laguna on Feb. 27, 2018, courtesy of NBC 7 viewer Lisa M. Daniels.
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NBC 7 photojournalist Shane Leivas captured this image on Mt. Laguna before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Diane Sullens shared this photo of snowfall in Warner Springs and Chihuahua Valley on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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Snow In Descanso Additional pictures
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As the sun came out in Descanso, NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped this cool shot.
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NBC 7 viewer Ted Bruno snapped these photos of snow on his Decanso property on Feb. 27, 2018.
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Snow Day 2018 Snow in Descanso CA 2-27-18
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[EXTERNAL] Hail storm in San Marcos
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[EXTERNAL] Hail storm in San Marcos
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[EXTERNAL] Hail storm in San Marcos
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More hail in La Mesa
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Hail storm in San Marcos
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An image of pea-sized hail from Escondido on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
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Julian was a true winter wonderland Friday.
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It was so cold in Julian Friday, even the horses were bundled up.
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A winter wonderland. NBC 7's Artie Ojeda had himself a working snow day Friday in Julian.
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The mountain community of Julian expects plenty of visitors this weekend thanks to some generous snowfall.
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The mountain community of Julian expects plenty of visitors this weekend thanks to some generous snowfall.
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This duo enjoyed a little bit of sledding in the Julian snow Friday.
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The San Diego County Sheriff's Department shared photos on social media Friday of their K-9 officer, Vigo, enjoying fresh snowfall on Palomar Mountain.
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While patrolling Palomar Mountain, an SDSO deputy let his K-9 partner out to enjoy the snow. Vigo thoroughly enjoyed the "snow day."
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NBC 7 photojournalist Scott Baird covered the winter weather in Julian Friday, which included cold temps, frosty winds and snow.
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Trees dusted in snowfall in Julian.
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The mountain community of Julian expects plenty of visitors this weekend thanks to some generous snowfall.
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Between scattered showers, viewer Gretchen Sparks spotted this pretty double rainbow over the Mission Bay area Friday.
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Terri Deck caught a glimpse of Friday's double rainbow, too, from her vacation rental in Point Loma Heights.
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Another look at Friday morning's double rainbow, this time from viewer Michelle Ricci, who captured this photo at the San Diego International Airport at around 7:50 a.m.
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For others, showers were enough to bust out the umbrellas.
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The rain didn't stop some people from enjoy the streets of Little Italy.
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Footage captured by NBC 7 shows snow falling Wednesday evening on Mount Laguna in Cleveland National Forest. Feb. 21, 2018.
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California Highway Patrol reported some drivers had difficulty getting down San Diego County mountain ranges in Borrego after heavy snowfall. Feb. 21, 2018.
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Welcome to Mount Laguna! The mountain town on the edge of Cleveland National Forest, received snow this week, making the grounds wet for drivers wanting to check out winter weather in San Diego County. Feb. 21, 2018.
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Santee was 34 degrees Tuesday morning at around 6:15 a.m. Cars -- as well as rooftops of homes -- were dusted in frost.
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Oceanside resident Teresa Asamen found a layer of frost on her car Tuesday morning and had a little bit of fun with it. Asamen said it was 33 degrees in her neighborhood.
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Poway resident Roger W. Ferm's backyard thermometer read 32 degrees Tuesday morning.
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Poway resident Roger W. Ferm's said Frosty had visited his neighborhood Tuesday morning. "My description of 'Poway Snow!'" he wrote.
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NBC 7 viewer Leeanne Jolly shared photos of the weather as she drove home from camping in the Ocotillo Wells area. She said she and her husband experienced all kinds of weather on the morning drive in what she described as “an extremely rare moment.”
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“We went from 40-50 mph winds with 60 to 70 gusts all last night, to rain, wind, and beautiful rainbows, then to top it off it snowed in Julian!” said Jolly.
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Jolly snapped this photo of the rainy mountain roads as her husband drove.
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Winds whipped San Diego's desert.
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Cold temps in the desert.
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During her drive, Jolly even saw a rainbow.
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NBC 7 viewer Jane K. sent in this photo of hail hitting her home in north Escondido.
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The owners of Laguna Mountain Lodge on Sunrise Highway shared these pretty pictures of the snowy conditions in their neck of the woods. At 8 a.m. on Feb. 20, it was 30 degrees at the lodge, with a half-inch of snow on the ground.
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The owners of Laguna Mountain Lodge on Sunrise Highway shared these pretty pictures of the snowy conditions in their neck of the woods. At 8 a.m. on Feb. 20, it was 30 degrees at the lodge, with a half-inch of snow on the ground.
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The owners of Laguna Mountain Lodge on Sunrise Highway shared these pretty pictures of the snowy conditions in their neck of the woods. At 8 a.m. on Feb. 20, it was 30 degrees at the lodge, with a half-inch of snow on the ground.
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NBC 7 viewer Jennifer Higa-Mitchell snapped this photo of the frost in Poway Tuesday morning.
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NBC 7 viewer Jennifer Higa-Mitchell snapped this photo of the frost in Poway Tuesday morning.
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UCSD's cameras tried to capture the snow at Mount Laguna Wednesday afternoon, but chunks of ice got in the way.
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Snow, as seen at the Mount Laguna Observatory, on Wednesday afternoon.
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Volcan Mountain saw some snow Wednesday, too.
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