Snow, Hail and Graupel: An Unusual Winter Blast Enthralls Southern California

Thursday's weather included some unusual sights around Southern California with reports of snow at some of the lowest elevations in years. In many cases, those reports actually turned out to be hail or a snow-like form of precipitation known as graupel, but it all made for some rare winter scenes.

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UGC
Some of the scenes around Southern California Thursday Feb. 21, 2019.
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KNBC-TV
Here's a look at past snowfall in Los Angeles.
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@RoseBowlStadium via Twitter
A view of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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Shelly R Halterman
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Hesperia.
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Snow in the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu, California Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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Fonseca Design
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Pasadena.
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Candice
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Corona.
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Timothy Berreth
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Santa Clarita.
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Aidan Green
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Altadena. You're looking at Mount Wilson.
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Timothy Berreth
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Santa Clarita.
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SAM WOLFE
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Adelanto.
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Mary Keller
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Canyon County in the Santa Clarita Valley .
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Jean Hamilton
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Wrightwood. Nothing unusual here.
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Christine Jones
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Palmdale.
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@b.welsh_photography via Instagram
A coyote stops in his tracks Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Palmdale.
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Lori Beving
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in Camarillo.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A Metrolink train halts at a snow covered Grade-Acton rail station just north of Acton, California Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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Mary Keller
A light dusting in Canyon Country in the Santa Clarita Valley Feb. 21, 2019.
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Joel Soderburg
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in the Banning area.
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Mary Keller
This photo was taken Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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KNBC-TV
Drivers stop for snow in the Cajon Pass Thursday Feb. 21, 2019.
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@ervmary via Twitter.
Residents were able to make small snowballs in Camarillo, California Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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@alexvnews via Twitter
The view of the mountains in Fontana, California Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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