Snow, hail falls on Santa Clarita

Dennis Ballard of Saugus draws a happy face on the snow that gathered on the hood of her car at Central Park in Saugus on Wednesday. Dan Watson/The Signal

A mixture of rain, hail and snow fell on parts of the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday.

Residents in Saugus, Canyon Country, Newhall and Valencia shared their reactions to the first snowfall in the SCV since Jan. 2, 2011.

The Signal staff gathered posts from across the community detailing the weather event.

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Snowing in So-Cal

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Snow? Sleet? Hail? Whatever it is, its a rare sight in Santa Clarita.

Posted by College of the Canyons on Thursday, February 21, 2019
Signal staffers stand outside the Signal offices on Diamond Place as rare snow falls in Santa Clarita. Cory Rubin/The Signal

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Brennon Dixson

Brennon Dixson

Brennon Dixson covers education for the Signal. He comes to Santa Clarita from Long Beach, where he was previously employed by the Press Telegram in Long Beach and the Daily Breeze in Torrance.