Nathaniel Brimlow posted this photo of a lone snowman at Huntington Beach Pier.Nathaniel Brimlow (@nathaniel_______) via Instagram
Nathaniel Brimlow posted this photo of a lone snowman at Huntington Beach Pier.
Nathaniel Brimlow (@nathaniel_______) via Instagram
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These Surreal Photos Show the Beaches of Southern California Covered in Ice

As the rest of the country suffered through a particularly gruesome winter, residents of Southern California have been quick to remind us that they have been enjoying months of clear skies and sunshine. But a rare hailstorm Monday left miles of California's coastline covered with nearly an inch of hail, offering residents a rare opportunity to play in the "snow."

Here, we gathered a collection of photos from Instagram and Twitter that captured this unexpected — and totally surreal — winter wonderland.

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