LOS ANGELES - It is hailing in Hollywood. You read that right!
Mark your calendars because Thursday, Feb. 23 is surely a day to go down in history as many areas of Southern California that don't normally see snow are forecasted to get at least a dusting as a powerful winter storm makes its way through the region.
Two visitors from Poland couldn't contain their excitement at seeing something so unusual for Los Angeles.
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The National Weather Service said due to the howling winds and heavy snow, a Blizzard Warning will go into effect for the mountains in Los Angeles and Ventura counties from 4 a.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday. This will impact areas such as Lockwood Valley, Mount Pinos, and Acton.
The last time a Blizzard Warning was issued was 1989.
Forecasters said up to 5 feet of snow could accumulate in the mountains, accompanied by wind gusts topping 55 mph. Higher elevations could see as much as 7 feet of snow, with accumulations of 6 to 12 inches possible at elevations between 2,000 and 4,000 feet, "including most major mountain passes."