A week ago, at mid-month, we excitedly were tallying up the already-record-making Mono Basin precipitation totals for May and the rise in Mono Lake. Who would have thought that it would keep raining and snowing—especially during the driest year of one of the worst droughts on record? Well, it has kept raining and snowing! An […]
At the risk of sounding like a broken record … Tioga Pass reopened this morning! It’s currently pouring rain in Lee Vining, however, so make sure to check weather conditions and road conditions before you travel. Given Tioga Pass’ track record this spring, it could close at any moment.
Tioga Pass has just closed again because of the predictions for snow tonight and into tomorrow. It has been raining on and off all day here in Lee Vining, with fairly cool temperatures, so we’re not surprised to see the pass close. We’re having an unseasonably cool and rainy May this year, so Tioga Pass will […]
Caltrans has released the fourth road report for the Lee Vining Rockfall Safety Project on Highway 395 along Mono Lake just north of Lee Vining. Lee Vining Rockfall Safety project update #4 Updates are also posted regularly on Twitter and Facebook. Click here for all project updates and background. Text from the official update is below. Project Update #4 […]