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Are we in for a wet, wet winter ala 2005 or will we see wildfires again in January? You can consult Dallas Raines or even a pig spleen but you likely won't get an accurate answer.

One thing's for sure: It's been raining all morning. Mountain High is padded with 6-10 inches of fresh snow, up to a foot is forecast for Bear Mountain, and the slopes are open at Snow Valley as well.

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With rain falling at a rate of four-tenths of an inch per hour, traffic is getting messy. A Flash Flood Advisory is in effect for the area until 10 a.m. (and will likely be extended into early afternoon) and Flash Flood Warnings have been posted until 9:15 a.m. for areas affected by last month's Freeway Complex and Tea fires: