Snow Blankets San Bernardino's High Desert

Heavy snowfall blanketed Pioneertown, California, near Joshua Tree National Park in San Bernardino County’s High Desert on December 26.

The National Weather Service San Diego reported that Pioneertown recorded eight inches of snow accumulation as of noon local time on Thursday as snow fell across southern California.

100 miles to the west — in the San Gabriel Mountains — the town of Wrightwood, California, recorded 25 inches of snow accumulation, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Bethany Hanlon via Storyful