Update: SR-140 in the Ferguson Fire Burn Scar Are is now open to traffic. Thank you for your patience.— Caltrans District 10 (@CaltransDist10) March 28, 2019
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.
FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE: Due to intensified weather forecast, Caltrans will preemptively close State Route 140 in area of #FergusonFire scar beginning at *approximately* 6 p.m. Re-opening time is TBD.— Caltrans District 10 (@CaltransDist10) March 28, 2019
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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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#BREAKINGNEWS Tornado Warning issued for portions of Madera, Merced & Mariposa Counties until 6 p.m. tonight. Line of thunderstorms east of Merced moving east at 20 m.p.h. @abc30 @NWSHanford pic.twitter.com/JkqEFMlMKs— Reuben Contreras (@reubencontreras) March 28, 2019
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