Mountain roads on the way to Yosemite National Park and Camp Nelson in Tulare County were were closed Tuesday evening because of rockfalls and mudslides, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Near Fish Camp on Highway 41, a rockfall caused a closure for a few hours overnight but the road was reopened before dawn Wednesday.
In Tulare County, flooding caused mudslides that blocked Highway 190 at Powerhouse Bridge between Springville and Camp Nelson. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department and the CHP said about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that there were reports of water as high as 3 feet on the roadway.
Wednesday morning, CHP reported that Highway 190 was open to local traffic but it was unknown when it would be open to all vehicles.
Also in Tulare County, Road 284 at Worth Avenue near Porterville ws closed due to heavy flooding and mud, the sheriff’s office said.