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Snow in the Bay Area! Cold Blast covers the highest mountains and dusts the lower peaks – NBC Bay Area

The snow made its way to the Bay Area.

As snow accumulated on the region’s highest peaks such as Mount Hamilton in Santa Clara County and Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County, as expected, it was also seen dusting the lower peaks. lower and fall in areas as low as 1,000 feet.

Cold air and rain could bring snow as low as 2,000 feet to the Bay Area and possibly sleet at lower elevations. Vianey Arana has your microclimate forecast.

Mount St. Helena in Napa County, Mount Allison in Alameda County and Mount Vaca in Napa and Solano counties all had a good covering of snow early Tuesday.

Snowfall was also filmed in the community of Angwin in Napa County, just east of St. Helena, between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.

A light snowfall was also captured on video in Calistoga at the Mueller family vineyards, an area estimated to be around 1,100 feet that hasn’t seen snow since the winter of 1994-95.


Snow on Mount St. Helena on Tuesday. (December 28, 2021)

Cold temperatures were expected to remain all day Tuesday, with highs remaining in the 40s across most of the Bay Area, and that will likely be the trend for the next few days, forecasters said.

These lingering freezing temperatures along with continued rainfall could keep higher elevations blanketed in snow well into the New Year.


Snow covers Mount Hamilton east of San Jose on Tuesday. (December 28, 2021)


Snow at the top of Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County on Tuesday. (December 28, 2021)