Dig deep in your closets and pull out all your sweaters, scarves, and gloves. The Bay Area is about to be hit with a cold blast the likes of which haven’t been seen since Gerald Ford was President and when people talked about “the War,” they meant Vietnam. Temperatures could plummet into the 20s, and big white flakes of heavenly dandruff could blanket elevations above 500 feet. The Santa Cruz Mountains and even Los Gatos could get more than just a powdering, though most of the snow will accumulate on Mount Hamilton, which could get several inches.
Authorities are asking people to bundle up and drive carefully,, as roads are expected to be icy. You don’t have to risk driving out to see the most snow, because with modern technology, it’s available by webcam. The only bad news is for San Jose’s kids—it is highly unlikely that you’ll get a snow day tomorrow. Still, as Dean Martin sang, “Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!”