By Miriam Raftery
East County News Service
December 31, 2018 (San Diego's East County) -- Frost and freeze warnings and watches are in effect for much of our region tonight through Thursday, with snow levels forecast to dip down to 3,500 feet. Temperatures could fall as low as 25 degrees in some East County mountain and desert areas – cold enough to freeze pipes and sensitive plants. High winds are also forecast across inland valleys, with gusts up to 75 miles per hour.
Light showers and snowfall fell at higher elevations today, with additional precipitation expected through 10 p.m. tonight and icy roads likely.