San Diego County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 4:55 AM PST on December 29, 2014

...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon...

A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* Snow levels...lowering Tuesday night to around 2000 feet.

* Snow accumulations...1 to 3 inches in the High Desert. 3 to 6 inches in the San Bernardino Mountains with up to 8 inches in the higher peaks. 6 to 12 inches in the Riverside and San Diego County mountains.

* Temperatures...very cold Tuesday night and Wednesday night with temperatures bottoming out in the teens in the High Desert and in the single digits in the mountains. Wind chill values may fall below zero at times in the mountains.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph through passes and over ridges Tuesday evening...shifting to the north Wednesday morning.

* Visibility...visibilities reduced to below one-half mile in snow and blowing snow.

* Impacts...major travel problems possible due to snow and ice. Travel corridors including interstates 8, 10 and 15 may be impacted with delays or closures possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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