Climate change could slash snowfall in Southern California mountains

June 17, 2013 9:45 AM

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Climate change could slash snowfall in Southern California mountains

Climate change is likely to wipe a lot of the white from those postcard winter scenes of Los Angeles ringed by snow-capped mountains, according to new research.

A UCLA study released Friday projects a significant decline in snowfall on the ranges that provide a dramatic backdrop to urban Southern California.

Also read: Hawaii's highest peaks get 2 feet of snow — and more is on the way

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