Tioga Pass, CA & Sonora Pass, CA Will CLOSE Today Due To Incoming Snow

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9,945′ Tioga Pass in Yosemite National Park, CA and 9,624′ Sonora Pass just north of Yosemite will be closing today at 5pm due to incoming snow.

NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that warns of up to 6″ of snow in the Tioga Pass region.

“⚠️ We have just been notified that two of the Mountain Passes will be closing this afternoon, this is due to anticipated adverse weather this weekend.

SR108 Sonora Pass will close at 3:00PM

SR120W Tioga Pass will close at 5:00PM

Please plan accordingly.” – Caltrans, today

Map showing locations of Tioga, Sonora, Ebbetts, and Monitor passes in California.

Tioga Pass & Sonora Pass will be reevaluated on Friday.

“Tioga Pass (continuation of Highway 120 through the park) will temporarily close tonight (Thursday, October 19) at 5 pm in anticipation of snow. We will reevaluate the road on Friday. Call 209/372-0200 (then 1, 1) for the most up-to-date road status information.” – Yosemite National Park CA, today

Tioga Pass & Sonora Pass are currently closed.

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