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Snow engulfs high desert area of Antelope Valley, California

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Heavy snow blanketed the Antelope Valley in California as a storm hit the high desert area on November 28, 2019. Palmdale saw more than a dusting of snow with over 76 mm (3 inches) covering the region, while some parts of Lancaster saw more than 127 mm (5 inches) of snow.

"So we wake up, we look outside the window, and there's just snow. It's wild. It's crazy," said resident Christopher Romero.

Romero added that he has never seen his home in Palmdale covered in snow– it was a welcome sight for him.

"It makes everything more special," he said. "It gives you the Christmas vibes like [what] you see in the movies."

Another Palmdale resident named Brandon Swan expressed his shock, saying, "I was surprised. I've never seen anything like this at all. It's too much."

He added, "I was sliding on the freeway coming in here."

Ashish Oza said the scene was like "a winter wonderland," and "It's a once in a lifetime experience. I don't know if I'll ever see it again. It's amazing."

However, snow was a problem elsewhere in Southern California. Heavy snow fell around Escondido Summit. The California Highway Patrol reopened the 5 Freeway carefully through the snow-engulfed grapevine, after closing it for around two hours on Thursday evening.

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