[UPDATE 4:23 p.m.] Highways and Byways: Snow Continues to Fall Impacting Travel
Snow levels have dropped to around 1,000 to 1,500 feet. Most of the snow accumulation will be above 1,500 feet, but some areas may see a dusting to an inch at lower elevations this morning. Several additional rounds of precipitation are expected today through Saturday. The first one will move through this morning into the early afternoon. Additional rounds are expected tonight through Saturday evening. A winter storm warning remains in effect through Saturday morning. For additional details visit www.weather.gov/eka.
Below is what we currently know about the roads. We will update new information in green. Please consider not traveling if possible.
- Hwy 1: Open
- Hwy 3: Chains required on and off from Hwy 36 to 8 miles south of Douglas City. Closed at Scott Mountain. (See Quickmap for more information)
- Hwy 20: Open-some reports of snow. (4:19 p.m.)
- Hwy 36: Caltrans reports, “Chain controls still in effect this am on Hwy 36, mp 22 – 41, Humboldt Co. Also, Chains required from east of Van Duzen Road to Knob.(See Quickmap for more information)
- Hwy 96: Open
- Hwy 101: Open.
- Significant Snowfall from Piercy to Bell Springs Road 2:25 p.m.
- HWY 162: Open
- Hwy 169: Open
- Hwy 199: Open but snowy. (See Caltrans Traffic Cam). Collier’s rest area is closed.
- Hwy 211: Open (Check out the Fernbridge live cam)
- Hwy 254 (Avenue of the Giants): Open
- Hwy 255: Open
- Hwy 271: Open
- Hwy 299: (See Quickmap for more information)
- Snowy at Berry Summit and Lord Ellis Summit. See traffic cam for latest information.
- Clear at Oregon Mt.
Humboldt County Roads:
Here is what we know now. As we learn more, we will add the information below.
The following roads are opened with conditions: According to Humboldt County Public Works, “All roads: carry chains. Snow tires okay.” Here is more specific information
- Alderpoint Road- Chains mandatory from mile marker 0 to 16.
- Bald Hills Rd 4 inches new snow. Rd open with chains required.
- Barrys Rd road open, chains Required.
- Bair Rd 4 closed between Stover Road intersection to Hoopa Valley–299 to Stover open, carry chains (2:50 p.m.)
- Berta Road open – flooded
- Briceland Road–snowing west of the Briceland. Two inches on the Road by the Junction.
- Chezem Rd- open, carry chains. (2:50 p.m.)
- Coffee Creek Road closed at post mile 1
- Horse Mountain Road (aka Titlow Hill Road) – chains required on all vehicles
- Kneeland rd.-Travel not advised, no two-wheel drive vehicles, high winds, clear to tower(2:50 p.m.)
- Mattole/Bull Creek Road–Closed. Power lines down. (4:19 p.m.)
- Meridian Road closed at post mile 0.75
- McCann Road – Ferry is running
- Shelter Cove Road–“Multiple vehicles stuck in the snow. One of them is a Renner truck.” (1:47 p.m.) See more by clicking here.
- Three Creeks–1 ft. fresh snow, road is open carry chains. (2:50 p.m.)
- Titlow Hill Snow Report: 14′ fresh snow, open to the towers, everyone carry chains (4:19 p.m.)