- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Showers have fallen in Southern California but no problems have been reported in communities below wildfire burn areas.

The rain early Tuesday was from the first wave of a cold, late-season storm that also brought light snow to the mountains.

The National Weather Service says there’s a slight chance of lingering showers through the day, but the precipitation threat will increase Tuesday night into Wednesday. Snow levels could drop to around 4,000 feet, a potential hazard for travel through mountain passes.

A January wildfire stripped bare the steep slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains above the foothill cities Glendora and Azusa, northeast of Los Angeles. A storm about a month ago caused some mud flows there but no major damage.



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