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Daniel Swain: NY Times—California Prepares for Storm That Could Bring Beauty and Chaos

Where I [Vik Jolly, author] live in Riverside County, in the shadow of the Santa Ana Mountains, we haven’t seen snowy hillsides for nearly a decade. But there’s a good chance we’ll get a glimpse of a powder-covered landscape on Friday.

“Most folks in California will literally be able to see it in the peaks,” Daniel Swain, a U.C.L.A. climate scientist, said.