Anza residents enjoy the snow

Tabitha Dawes takes a photo of a child’s wagon in the snow after the winter storm Monday, Dec. 28. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Anza Valley residents saw snowfall recently, deposited from a quick-moving winter storm that hit the area Monday, Dec. 28. Many areas received about 3-8 inches of snow from the storm. Officially, Anza experiences an average of just over 5 inches of snow each winter. This number indicates that some years receive less and some more of the white stuff, resulting in that average mark. According to records kept from 1943-2005, average precipitation received in the Anza Valley is 12.79 inches per year, with average snowfall totals recorded at 5.8 inches. Much of the precipitation fell from about the 3,300-foot elevation on up. Pictures of the snowy landscapes and mountains flooded so
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