A cold upper low will bring showers today as it approaches the region from the north. The low will stall over Southern California Friday, continuing the threat of showers into Saturday continuing. The best chance for showers will be along and east of the mountains Friday and Saturday. Heavy snow is possible in the San Bernardino Mountains above 6000 feet.
Cold air from the Sierra Mountains will bring snow levels down to as low as 3,500 in the Antelope Valley foothills by Saturday. Accumulations could reach fifteen inches in the mountains and up to twelve inches at the foothills. Northeast winds could reach up to 35 miles per hour with gusts to 55 miles per hour. Highways 2 and 138 could be hampered by snow, fog, and winds. Better travel conditions will return by Saturday night. Click on the images to enlarge.