… a year makes.
According to the National Weather Service, on this day on 2012 a heavy snowstorm dumped deep snow in the mountains starting on 3/17 and ending on this day. Ski resorts, Arrowbear Lake, and the top of the Palm Springs Tramway reported over two feet of snow. 15 inches fell at Big Bear Lake, 14 inches in Mt. Laguna, up to 13 inches in Wrightwood, 11 inches in Pine Cove, and 10 inches in Forest Falls and Idyllwild. A trace of snow fell as low as 1500 feet in Hemet. Numerous traffic accidents on the snowy and icy highways resulted.