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.
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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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