Snow levels crept below 6,000 feet elevation before sundown Thursday in Forest Falls and Mill Creek Canyon in the mountains east of Redlands and Loma Linda.
Pines and other trees on ridges in the San Gorgonio Wilderness were dusted white. Mist and denser banks of cloud shifted slowly up and down canyon as darkness fell.
The overnight low Thursday for Forest Falls was expected around 26, with a slight chance of snow and a high of 38 predicted for Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The snow chance for Friday night was forecast at 80 percent in Mill Creek Canyon.
Overnight lows Thursday for Redlands and Loma Linda were expected in the low 40s with the chance of rain showers holding around 30 percent, according to the Weather Service.
Friday in Redlands and Loma Linda is expected cloudy with a 60 percent chance of rain and highs in the mid 50s. The rain chance increases to 80 percent Friday night.