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    Take this short survey and tell us what adventures are calling you to Big Bear. Your answers may appear in the April issue of Big Bear Now magazine.
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  • Reported fire contained to couch March 14, 2019
    Big Bear Fire Department crews quickly extinguished a fire in the 800 block of Elysian Boulevard in Big Bear City on March 14.
  • Fatal head-on traffic collision in Arctic Circle March 13, 2019
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  • March madness March 13, 2019
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  • Big Bear Airport in construction limbo March 13, 2019
    For years the Big Bear Airport District has saved its money to help pay for a new terminal building. When possession of the building was completely turned over to the district in 2014, the wait was near an end.
  • T2 field trip postponed March 12, 2019
    Often the main casualties in Big Bear during winter weather events are special events. March 12 is no exception.
  • Big Bear blanketed by fresh powder March 12, 2019
    If you live in Big Bear you may not be as enamored with the fresh winter blanket Mother Nature dropped on the Valley overnight. You have to shovel out.

Snow Report

A snow report for areas in the Big Bear Mtn region is offered by a few different sources. Not to worry, though, if you’re visiting and notice the reports show little snow; each resort also manufactures snow to fill in when needed. This region, however, gets lots!

A local weather and snow report updated several times daily:
http://bigbearweather.com/

A 6-day forecast as well as slope details:
http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Big-Bear-Mountain

An hourly, daily, or weekly weather update:
http://www.weather.com

National weather 7-day forecast:
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?zoneid=CAZ055

Note that in late fall, winter, and early spring, drivers should come prepared with chains for tires, even if arriving before the first snow of the year (or after the last one seems to have passed). Snow can come on very quickly and leave drivers without chains stranded. Avoid this hazard by bringing chains when you travel during these seasons.