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What heat wave? Snow falls in Big Bear

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May 22, 2008 1:00:33 PM PDT
Just after southern California's heat wave, Big Bear area residents got a big surprise -- snow.Fresh snow covered the area overnight -- about a half inch in the Big Bear area.

Click here for a slideshow of the unusual snow in Southern California, or click in the Eyewitness News Story Window at the top of this page to watch Rob McMillan's report from the scene.

It's Memorial Day weekend, and there's snow on cars and lawns.

"It was weird. I looked out and saw it was cloudy, and then a little bit later noticed it was snowing, and it's bizarre. It's very late in the spring for this to be happening," said Roger Vieau from the Snow Valley Ski Resort.

Vieau said the ski resort will not be reopening.


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