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Tioga Road / Pass 10/19 Closure

Postby maverick » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:17 pm

Yosemite NP:

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.
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Re: Tioga Road / Pass 10/19 Closure

Postby Wandering Daisy » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:23 pm

We drove over the pass just 5 minutes before it closed! The weather was clear. Rangers were getting people out. The road was nearly empty, which was good for us because we were hauling a trailer. We camped at Yosemite Lakes RV park and about midnight it started raining hard- about half an inch of rain, which quit before dawn. Looks like this was a short-lived storm.

By the way, there was lots of smoke on the east side between the White Mountains and the Sierra. Nice that the rain knocked down smoke on the west side- beautiful drive home to Sacramento.
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