Cold Snap Grips SoCal to Cap 2012

A frost advisory has been issued for parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties

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    Freezing temperatures gripped Southern California. John Cádiz Klemack talked to folks about how they coped for the NBC4 News at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. (Published Sunday, Dec 30, 2012)

    Cold weather is expected to continue through the New Year’s holiday, with temperatures as low as the 30s at night.

    Snow and hail fell in some parts of the region on Sunday, although forecasters said that for the most part sunny skies will be the rule throughout the chilly week.

    New Year's Eve revelers are encouraged to dress warmly. And anyone planning to camp out to get a good spot for viewing Tuesday’s Rose Parade should bring plenty of winter gear in order to pass the night safely and comfortable, NBC4’s Carl Bell said Sunday morning.

    The National Weather Service on Sunday declared a frost advisory for a number of areas, including the Santa Monica Mountains, the San Fernando Valley and coastal valleys in Ventura County.

    During the period of the frost advisory, sensitive outdoor plants should be covered or they might be damaged, the weather service said. The frost advisory is expected to be lifted Monday night.