Huntington Beach hail
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Wintry weather in the Southland

A surfer runs across the hail-covered sand in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A young man uses an umbrella to guard against the elements as he walks on the hail-covered sand in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Youngsters make snow angels on a hail-covered beach in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dru Peebles, of Huntington Beach, does a back flip amid rare sight of a blanket of hail on the beach in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A couple walk in sandals through slush left behind as hail fell in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Joel Webster of Melrose, Mass., removes hail from his camper amid the rare sight of the white stuff covering the parking lot and sand at Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
As rain and hail fall, pier walkers duck for cover in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Derek Clancy, 4, of Huntington Beach -- for a day, “Snow City” instead of “Surf City” -- throws a snowball made of hail.  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A snowman made of hail stands on a wall at Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Surfers run across the white sand as they join crowds checking out the rare sight of a blanket of hail at Huntington Beach.  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Surfer Derek Peters of Huntington Beach heads out across a rare blanket of hail that made Huntington -- “Surf City” -- look more like “Snow City.”  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Surfer Derek Peters of Huntington Beach stretches before surfing amid a rare blanket of hail on the sand. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A woman uses an umbrella to duck under the rain and hail as she walks on the sand in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A couple make tracks in the hail on the beach in Huntington Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A blanket of hail covers the beach just north of the Huntington Beach Pier on Monday morning. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Hail covers the beach north of the Huntington Beach Pier on Monday morning. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Bob Gillespie admires a rainbow outside the children’s daycare he runs in Huntington Beach as a storm rolls through Southern California on Monday morning. (Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times)
Amid light snowfall, Steven DePaul, 17, of Chino slides head-first on his stomach down the mountain at Mt. Baldy. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Crowds take to the mountainside to play in the snow at Mt. Baldy. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Kyle Middleton of Rancho Cucamonga plays with his 6-month-old daughter, Kaelynn, in a snowbank on Mt. Baldy. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Amid light snowfall, a youngster throws a snowball while playing in the snow on Mt. Baldy. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Crowds take a scenic chairlift ride at Mt. Baldy. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A motorist drives away from Mt. Baldy with a snowman on the hood. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
The setting sun silhouettes the downtown Los Angeles skyline as seen from Claremont. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A downpour at UCLA catches a pedestrian unprepared. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
People walk across the UCLA campus in the rain. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Emily Martinez of Riverside makes a snow angel in Green Valley Lake on Saturday. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Betsy and Emily Munoz of Riverside make snow angels Saturday in Green Valley Lake. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Emily Martinez of Riverside, middle, enjoys sledding with friends Betsy Muñoz, front, and Emily Muñoz as a storm out of the Pacific Northwest brings snow to the San Bernardino Mountains. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Heavy fog shrouds Highway 18 as a storm out of the Pacific Northwest brings snow to Running Springs, Calif., in the San Bernardino Mountains.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Visitors walk underneath a sky full of clouds at the top of the Baldwin Hills Overlook in Culver City.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A pelican flies over the San Pedro coastline on Friday. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
The sun lights a narrow band of the Pacific off San Pedro as a fishing boat chugs past. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
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