Southern California Rain & Snow Day Thursday December 26 2019

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Southern California Rain/Snow Day Thursday December 26 2019.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning on Thursday December 26 2019.

Los Angeles Mountains Winter Storm Warning
The Winter Storm Warning is thru 10:00pm (pst) on Thursday December 26 2019.
Snow in the Los Angeles Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Mountains.
Heavy snow and strong winds. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are expected above 5000 feet, with local totals
up to 30 inches. Snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches between 4000 feet and 5000 feet.
East to southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

I 5 Closed At Grapevine

Closure is from 3 Miles North of the JCT of SR 126 at Parker Road in Los Angeles County
to 5 Mils South of the JCT of SR 99 at Grapevine Road in Kern County (The Grapevine)
Due to Snow Motorists are Advised to use an alternate route.

Rain and Snow is expected on Thursday December 26 2019.
The Southland should see rain and cloudy Skies on Thursday December 26 2019.

Check Current California Road Conditions Online at Cal Trans

Snow Forecast for Cajon Pass for Thursday December 26 2019
Hwy 138 is closed from 1.8 mile west of the JCT of SR 2 (To Wrightwood) to the JCT of I-15 in San Bernardino County.
Due to Snow. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

Cajon Pass Snow Thursday December 26 2019 Courtesy of NWS

Southern California Snow Report
Southern California Snow Report Thursday December 26 2019

Southern California Snow Forecast December 25 2019 thru December 27 2019 Courtesy of NWS San Diego

Dana Point is expected to see highs of 55 degrees and lows of 44 degrees on Thursday December 26 2019.

Southland Beaches can expect elevated Surf over 6 Feet on Thursday December 26 2019.

Dana Point Weather Channel Hourly Forecast for Thursday December 26 2019
Dana Point California Hourly Weather Thursday December 26 2019 Courtesy of The Weather Channel

Orange County Rain Day Recommendations

Alert OC
Registering your phone number with AlertOC to receive emergency notifications

Free Sandbags
Orange County Fire Department Free Sand Bag and Sand Program Locations Are Online
Please bring a shovel.
Many OCFD have empty Sand Bags.
Limited supply based on demand and availability
South OC Beaches Fire Department Location is in Laguna Niguel at 31461 Street of the Golden Lantern

Property Preparation
Keep Drains Free of Debris and Vegetations

Power Outages

Southern California Edison Power Outage Map is Online

San Diego Gas & Electric Power Outage Map is Online

Rain Day Driving Safety Tips

Slow Down
Driving at slower speeds also helps drivers be prepared for sudden stops due to debris and other wet-weather driving hazards.
Keep Your Distance/Avoid Skids
A car needs two to three times more stopping distance on wet pavement, so allow extra following distance between cars
Use Center Lanes
Avoid outside lanes where water collects at curbside.
Avoid Distractions
Stay Informed
Tune into radio and television weather reports
Use weather apps to know where traffic congestion or crashes might be located
Watch For Potholes
Maintain A Safe Speed
Beware of Pooled Water on the Road
Vehicle Maintenance
Check Tires/Windshield Wipers/Check Brakes/Use Headlights/Use Windshield Defroster

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