WINTER STORM WARNING
STORM TO DROP SNOW TO LOW LEVELS; HAZARDOUS WINDS ALSO FORECAST
February 19, 2013 (San Diego’s East County)-The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect now through noon on Wednesday.
A very cold Pacific storm will bring heavy rain, low elevation snow and, thunderstorms. Snow levels will drop down to 2000 to 2500 feet tonight with higher valley and desert areas potentially seeing light accumulations of snow.
Rain will occur elsewhere this afternoon and continue through Wednesday morning with amounts ranging from 0.50 to 1.00 inches except less than 0.25 inches in the deserts. Very strong and hazardous winds will also affect the mountains and deserts.
Gale warnings are in effect in coastal areas of the county.