The California Department of Transportation has closed Tioga Pass, CA. A winter storm is expected to impact the area, which will result in hazardous driving conditions on the pass. It is unclear if the road will re-open for this fall or not.
Tioga Pass, CA: 2-3+ FEET of Snow Above 8,000ft Today – Friday Morning
* Total wet snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet, with localized amounts up to 4+ feet right along the Sierra crest are expected. - NOAA Reno, NV
California Department of Transportation’s Report:
SR 120 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA] IS CLOSED FROM CRANE FLAT TO 5 MI WEST OF THE JCT OF US 395 /TIOGA PASS/ (TUOLUMNE, MONO CO) - DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE [YOSEMITE NAT'L PARK] FOR YOSEMITE NAT'L PARK ROAD INFORMATION CALL 209-372-0200