• Another blast of winter headed for Big Bear May 26, 2019
    Someone needs to inform Mother Nature that it's almost June.
  • FYI is here May 25, 2019
    Don't forget to browse the latest issue of FYI published by the Big Bear Grizzly
  • Delays possible on Highway 330 to Big Bear May 24, 2019
    Caltrans work on the bridge rail replacement on State Route 330 could cause significant delays for those traveling to Big Bear during the holiday weekend. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes if possible.
  • Summer survey May 22, 2019
    Summer, at least we hope, is around the corner. What's your favorite summer beverages? Help us out by taking this short survey, and your answers may appear in the June issue of Big Bear Now magazine.
  • May snow not unheard of in Big Bear Valley May 22, 2019
    It’s almost Memorial Day, do you know where spring is?
  • School district weighs options for Chautauqua May 22, 2019
    When the 2019-20 school year begins in August, the student population at Chautauqua High School is expected to drop as much as 50 percent. It’s just one of several reasons the Bear Valley Unified School District is exploring relocation of…
  • 15 minutes May 22, 2019
    In the United States that’s the measure of time for someone to die in an alcohol-related traffic collision. It’s a message the California Highway Patrol sends to students and parents through its Every 15 Minutes program each year.
  • Fire department trading cards as education tool May 22, 2019
    Big Bear Fire Department wants to educate children on the fire service. To achieve this goal, the department has launched a motivational educational program using fire department trading cards.

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.