Winter storm drops rain and snow across Riverside County

Cars make their way up rain-slicked Rancho California Road in Temecula during wet weather in 2019. Will Fritz photo
RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A cold winter storm has brought rain and snow to much of Riverside County, with more precipitation on the way next week. By 2 p.m. Saturday, Riverside, Lake Elsinore and Temecula had received 0.28 inches of rain in the last 24 hours, while the Coachella Valley mostly saw drizzles across the board, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters said the storm could bring snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches above 4,000 feet on Saturday, with localized amounts of up to 6 inches. A winter weather advisory was issued through 10 p.m. Saturday for areas in the Riverside County mountains above 4,000 feet. "Be prepared for reduced visibility at times with areas of dense fog resulting in dangerous driving conditions," the NWS warned. Those same areas will be
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