Snowfall a welcome sight at local resorts

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It was a snowy day up in the mountains Sunday, a welcome sight for the resorts that have received very little real snow this season.

It was a snowy day up in the mountains Sunday, a welcome sight for the resorts that have received very little real snow this season.

Large crowds came out to enjoy the powder at the Snow Valley Mountain Resort in Running Springs.

Six inches of fresh powder fell at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains. Snowfall of 8 to 10 inches was expected by Sunday night. Chain requirements were in effect for the highways to and through the Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead resort areas.

The NWS advised motorists to prepare for hazardous conditions and possible road closures, and to carry chains, extra food, water and clothing.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 4 a.m. Monday for the mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, excluding the Santa Monica range.

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More rain is expected to hit the Southland Monday and Tuesday. Watch Leanne Suter's report from Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. above.


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