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Frost could dust Inland Empire through Wednesday


Last updated 2/19/2019 at 12:35pm

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Southwest Riverside County residents woke up to find frozen moisture droplets on their cars and iced windshields on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

RIVERSIDE - Widespread frost is expected throughout the Inland Empire until Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service advised.

A frost advisory goes into effect at 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 and again Tuesday, Feb. 19, continuing to 9 a.m. the following mornings, NWS announced. Temperatures could fall into the low 30s on both days.

Various homeless shelters can be accessed throughout Riverside County.

Officials from NWS also warn that shelter should be provided for pets or livestock, and sensitive outdoor plants could die if unprotected in the frost.

A chance of snow showers is expected in the Riverside County mountain areas into Monday evening, with winds up to 40 mph overnight, according to the NWS. Officials from Caltrans District 8 remind motorists who are attempting to get into the mountain communities to bring chains as they are required by law.

For more information on homeless shelters in Riverside County, visit


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