Snowy Weather in Mountainous Grapevine Area Raises Ice Hazard for Drivers

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Drivers heading through the Grapevine Friday should exercise caution as snowy weather brings a heightened danger for black ice.

Temperatures were in the 30s Friday night in Frazier Park, but higher up in the mountains wind chill pushed temperatures down to the teens. Conditions were similar in the Big Bear area.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Grapevine that will remain in effect until 4 a.m. Saturday, stating the region expects up to 3 inches of snow with gusty winds up to 50 mph. Visibility will be

Visibility will be limited and snow will likely dust the 5 Freeway, officials warned. Travelers are encouraged to exercise caution when driving.

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