Highway 140 in Ferguson Fire burn scar reopens after storm

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- UPDATE: State Route 140 in the Ferguson Fire burn scar area has reopened, according to Caltrans.

Below is a previous story from an earlier broadcast.

State Route 140 in the area of the Ferguson Fire burn scar will close ahead of Wednesday night's storm, Caltrans reports.

Officials will close the highway beginning at 6 p.m. There is no estimated time of reopening.

A storm moving through the Valley has caused severe weather, such as thunderstorms and a funnel cloud sighting near Merced. A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Mariposa and Madera counties.

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