It has been fairly cold and rainy this winter in Southern California. The drought conditions from the last several years are now virtually gone, although they have been replaced with larger wildfires in the summer and mudslides. Yesterday however was something new for us as well: Snow in Los Angeles and Orange County. As close as a few miles from my house there was actual snow although at higher altitudes there has always been visual snow on the mountains around Los Angeles.
The picture below was taken at work earlier last week and shows the mountains