Hail, rain, flooding.
These were just a few of the winter-like weather events that ushered in the first day of spring.
Rather than bunnies hopping about and baby chicks scurrying around, commuters on the 710 Freeway were fighting through floodwaters that would eventually shut down all lanes on both sides.
Pea-sized hail fell across Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, leaving roofs white across Long Beach.
See images of the hefty accumulation of hail, and rain, below.