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Major Rockfall on Whitney Portal Road

Spring Re-opening May be Delayed Substantial snowfall from an atmospheric river event in mid-January has led to a major rock fall on Whitney Portal Road, causing significant damage to an approximately 100-foot stretch of road. This damage may delay the re-opening of the road this spring. Initial a...

Cottonwood Road near Clavey River Bridge impassable due to landslide

SONORA, California – Cottonwood Road, which crosses the Stanislaus National Forest’s Mi-Wok and Groveland Ranger districts, is currently impassable about a quarter mile east of the Clavey River Bridge due to a large land slide. The road, known as FR 1N04, will not be cleared for some time. “With an...

Sierra NF Closing Roads Due to Damage Suffered During Recent Winter Storms​

Clovis, California January 19, 2017 - Recent storms have brought much needed rain and snow to the Sierra Nevada in the last few weeks. These storms have also created a significant amount of runoff, swelling rivers and creeks beyond their capacity in many locations, and causing recent evacuation noti...

Storms cause floods, mudslides, closures on Mendocino NF

WILLOWS, Calif.; Jan. 9, 2017 – The recent round of storms has caused flooded areas, closures and travel difficulties across parts of the Mendocino National Forest. OHV trails on the Upper Lake and Grindstone ranger districts were closed Sunday, Jan. 8 and will remain closed until 48 hours have pass...

Lumsden Road off Highway 120 closed by Landslide

SONORA, California –Lumsden Road, about 4.5 miles off of Ferretti Road and a half mile above Merals Pool, is currently impassable due to a large rock slide.   Stanislaus National Forest’s Groveland District Ranger Jim Junette anticipates the road will reopen sometime next week, depending on weather...
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