More rain is expected tonight but with any luck Yosemite Valley is set to reopen tomorrow at 8AM.
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All roads leading into Yosemite Valley will close today at 5:00 pm in anticipation of a significant winter storm moving into the region early tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 7, 2017.
But don’t shelve your plans to visit Yosemite just yet, closed roads means more snow which means Badger Pass…errr…Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area…may get to open soon.
The rocks have been cleared and the road is now open to traffic again.
A rockslide has closed the El Portal Road (Highway 140) into Yosemite Valley.
Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher announced he is retiring following employee complaints that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct.
One passenger was killed and 11 people injured Saturday when a tour bus carrying students returning from a trip to Yosemite National Park hit a tree on Highway 41 north of Oakhurst.