Southern California Gets Rare Blizzard Warning [VIDEO]

Axios reports:

A rare, powerful winter storm is directing a firehose of moisture at large parts of California, including causing blizzard conditions in the hills and mountains near Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego.

This storm prompted the first blizzard warnings in L.A. and Ventura Counties since 1989, and the first-ever blizzard warning issued by the Weather Service’s San Diego office, for the San Bernardino mountains.

For the higher elevations of L.A. and Ventura Counties, a blizzard warning is in effect through Saturday afternoon local time due to the combination of heavy snow, winds gusting to 80 mph, and “near zero visibility,” the NWS forecast office in L.A. stated.

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