Snow Flies as Temperatures Plunge in Southern California

Winter was underway in parts of southern California in the early hours of Thursday, November 3, as the National Weather Service forecasted low temperatures throughout the day.

This footage was posted by Twitter user @micah32909195, who said they captured it near Palm Springs at around 6 am Thursday.

A medley of snow and rain fell in the area, according to the NWS; the office said they received reports of “thundersnow” on Thursday morning. Credit: @micah32909195 via Storyful

Video transcript

- This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.

This is what a first snow in a desert in California looks like. Yeah, we get it, too. All right, let's roll it up.