Winter Storm in Big Bear Prompts Blizzard Warning

Heavy snow battered parts of California on Thursday, February 23, prompting the National Weather Service to issue blizzard warnings for mountainous areas.

This footage by Jake Gordon shows heavy snow blanketing the 330 highway near Big Bear.

The NWS warned of gusty winds of up to 60 mph and low visibility through to Saturday.

The service also urged locals to avoid roads saying, travel would be very difficult or impossible as visibility would be near zero. Credit: Jake Gordon via Storyful

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