Storm to bring snow to low elevations in SoCal

A cold storm system approaching Southern California was expected to bring snow to the lowest levels of the season and the chance of rain Wednesday through Thursday evening.

The storm will also cold temperatures and gusty winds.

A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect through 10 p.m. Thursday for San Luis Obispo County mountains, Santa Barbara County mountains, Ventura County mountains and Los Angeles County mountains -- excluding the Santa Monica Range.

Forecasters said the storm will likely bring the lowest snow levels of the season, falling to 1,500 feet or lower on Thursday.

Brief snow showers could happen in some areas that rarely see snow, such as the higher valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, foothills and Santa Monica mountains, forecasters said.

Many roads will be affected by due to the very low elevation snow levels.

Dry conditions were expected to return Friday through early next week and temperatures will begin to warm up.