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Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect for Mammoth Lakes Through Sunday

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The major winter storm has arrived and will provide multiple feet of snow for all Sierra elevations. Be prepared for waves of heavy snow with snowfall rates exceeding 3” per hour at times with blizzard conditions through Saturday morning.

A Blizzard Warning issued by NWS Reno remains in effect through 10am Sunday (3/3) for Mono County and the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 feet for communities along Highway 395, and now up to 5 feet of snow in Mammoth Lakes and June Lake, with 5 to 8 feet along the Sierra crest. Winds are forecast to gust as high as 75 mph in the lower elevations and above 120 mph over the Sierra ridges.

Whiteout conditions with near zero visibility at times due to blowing snow will exist through the storm period. Call 800-427-ROAD for current chain control restrictions or road conditions, listen to KMMT 106.5, Sierra Wave 92.5 or KIBS 100.7 FM, look for chain control signs throughout town or click here for a list of Taxi & Shuttle services, and other Snow Smart tips.

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is reminding citizens and visitors that from November 1 through April 30, no parking is allowed along all town streets unless otherwise noted.

Town Road Closures: The Scenic Loop and Sherwin Creek Road are closed and will reopen when deemed safe by the MLPD.

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Be Safe, be Prepared AND be Aware! 


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