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Storm could dump snow, rain on Southern California

File: A house obscured by wind-blown, lake-effect snow.
File: A house obscured by wind-blown, lake-effect snow.
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Southern California's suffering ski resorts could get a healthy dose of snow this weekend as a storm moves through the region.

The National Weather Service says up to a foot of snow could fall from Saturday through Monday in the San Bernardino and Angeles national forests. That follows a spell of dry weather that had some ski resorts talking about closing.

The storm could bring fog, blowing snow and icy conditions to mountain roads. Caltrans is urging motorists to carry chains, blankets, food and water.

Scattered showers are also forecast across much of Southern California from Saturday afternoon through Monday, and they could bring thunderstorms and hail.

Meteorologist Brett Albright says the storm could dump up to an inch and a half of rain at lower elevations in San Diego County.

This story has been updated.