YOSMEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Park officials announced Sunday morning that Highway 140 will close today (April 5) at noon.
The closure, in effect for the highway west of Yosemite, from Cedar Lodge to Yosemite Bug, is due to a forecast of heavy rain and debris flows in the area.
Check https://roads.dot.ca.gov/ for updates.
There is emergency access only for residents in El Portal who need to leave via Yosemite.
Tire chains are required on all other roads in the park, officials said.