Southern California, which is typically warm, is currently experiencing its first blizzard warning since 1989.
On Saturday, mountains east of Los Angeles are expected to get record snowfall of up to 8 feet (2.4 meters), according to forecasters.
According to Yahoo! News, Severe blizzards and temperatures below freezing have already hit large portions of the northern US due to a powerful storm.
The cold snap occurs as the American southeast basks in a heat wave that sets records.
The entire US West Coast is affected by the icy weather front, as is British Columbia in Canada.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the coastal mountains of Ventura County and Los Angeles County are under a winter storm warning from early Friday into Saturday.
In the mountains surrounding Santa Barbara, snowfall of up to 5 feet is also conceivable.
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The National Weather Service in Los Angeles said Wednesday the blizzard warning is believed to be the first issued for the area since 1989.https://t.co/GWPDzcGZYJ
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) February 23, 2023
High winds and “near zero visibility” will accompany the heavy snow, according to the NWS.
This week, a perplexed California meteorologist informed viewers, “I have to be really honest with you guys.” I’ve never seen a blizzard warning, in fact.
The southern Sierra Nevada mountains in the state’s center and west are expected to get “several rounds” of snow.
Due to the bizarre weather on Thursday, schools in the extreme northwest of the state were closed.
According to Jeff Napier, a representative of the Del Norte County Schools District, “This is the first snow day we have experienced in the 31 years I have been with the district” Los Angeles Times.
As low as 1,500 feet, or around the height of the famous sign in the Hollywood Hills, could be reached by the snow line.
The cold wave in other parts of the US has caused the closure of state legislatures, companies, and schools.
According to the NWS, Portland, Oregon, experienced its second snowiest day ever on Thursday morning after receiving close to 11 inches (28 cm) of snow overnight.
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A volunteer firefighter in Michigan died as a result of the storm after they allegedly came into touch with a downed power line.
Authorities in Oregon are also looking into a possible storm-related connection for a fatality from hypothermia.
A one-year-old child is in critical condition in the hospital after a big redwood tree in California’s Bay Area was uprooted by strong winds and crashed into a house.
On Thursday night, there were hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity in five states, including 750,000 in Michigan.
According to FlightAware data, almost 8,000 US flights were canceled or delayed on Thursday.
Washington DC saw its warmest February day on Thursday when it reached 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius).
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