Reader Kellie Walters posted this short YouTube video on The Tribune's Facebook page, shot near Ranchita Canyon and Hog Canyon roads, about 10 miles east of San Miguel and 15 miles northeast of Paso Robles, showing light snow dusting the area before 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
UPDATE 3 P.M.
Highway 41 has been reopened between Atascadero and Morro Bay, according to a CHP dispatcher.
Meanwhile, about 2:45 p.m., hail was reported in Arroyo Grande.
UPDATE 2:50 P.M.
Part of Highway 41 between Atascadero and Morro Bay was closed as of 2:45 p.m. because of snow and ice, according to the California Highway Patrol.
There have been reports of snow falling in the Atascadero and Templeton areas, and ice along Highway 101 through the Cuesta Grade.
About 2 p.m. the CHP received a report that traffic was stopped along Highway 41 because of snow.
Authorities were discussing whether to close Highway 101, but have not confirmed whether that has taken place.
Morro Bay police closed Highway 41 just north of Ironwood Avenue, about a half mile east of Highway 1, according to the CHP. Caltrans was set to close the highway on the Atascadero side.
Officials were closing Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero on Saturday afternoon because of snow and several crashes.
One person told the CHP at 2 p.m. that "several hundred cars were stopped because of the snow."
Atascadero police confirmed four traffic collisions in their jurisdiction. They were planning to shut down the highway on their side - right at San Gabriel Road - as of 2:03 p.m. They asked that the Morro Bay side be shut as well.