SUNNY SKIES TODAY; FROST WARNING ISSUED FOR TONIGHT

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February27, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – The weekend storm has passed, leaving 26 inches of snow on Laguna Mountain and 16 inches on Mount Palomar. Alpine, Pine Valley, Campo and other communities received ample snow to require snow plows to clear roads.  

 

Below are the latest road conditions and weather updates.

 

This morning, ice was reported on I-8 at Japatul Valley Road. The north end of Sunrise Highway remains closed. Chains are required on Palomar and Laguna Mountains, as well as Montezuma Valley Road to Borrego.  Boulders were reported blocking Honey Springs Road in Jamul late last night.

Sunny skies are forecast for today, but a frost warning has been issued for inland valleys tonight and early Monday morning. Temperatures are expected to dip into the mid- to upper-20s and low-30s. (See map for frost warning areas.) Residents are advised to cover frost-sensitive plants, which may be killed if left uncovered. 

 

Rainfall/precipitation totals for the storm are listed below:

 

 

 

SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS

FALLBROOK 1.45
VALLEY CENTER 1.71
SAN MARCOS 1.13
ESCONDIDO 1.37
RANCHO BERNARDO 1.60
POWAY 1.41
MT. WOODSON 1.89
RAMONA 1.79
LA MESA 1.10
RANCHO SAN DIEGO 1.18
ALPINE 1.80
POTRERO 1.41

SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS

OAK GROVE 1.72
RANCHITA 0.52
SANTA YSABEL 1.88
DESCANSO 1.37
MOUNT LAGUNA 26 INCHES OF SNOW ON GROUND

SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS

SAN FELIPE 0.75
BORREGO SPRINGS 0.00
OCOTILLO WELLS 0.00
AGUA CALIENTE 0.01

SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS

OCEANSIDE AIRPORT 1.56
VISTA 1.67
CARLSBAD AIRPORT 1.34
ENCINITAS 1.38
MIRAMAR MCAS 1.35
MONTGOMERY FIELD 1.57
SAN DIEGO LINDBERGH 0.88
CHULA VISTA 1.13
NATIONAL CITY 0.87
BROWN FIELD 1.20