Weather Alerts for Big Bear Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
BIG BEAR VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Riverside County Mountains - San Bernardino County Mountains - San Diego County Mountains
Effective: Tue, 3/9 8:00pm Updated: Sun, 3/7 1:51pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 3/11 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Total snow
accumulations of 5 to 15 inches, with localized amounts up to 20
inches possible on the higher peaks in the San Bernardino and
San Jacinto Mountains.
* WHERE...Above 4500 FT
* WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Thursday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snowfall will be above 5500 FT
where amounts of fifteen to twenty inches are possible. Some
snow could accumulate briefly between 3500 and 4500 feet, but
significant accumulations will be mostly above 4500 feet. Plan
on reduced visibility in blowing snow and fog at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.