TRAFFIC UPDATES: I-5 Open over Grapevine While Snow Falls in Pine Mountain

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at 12 noon)–Interstate 5 remains open. Several traffic collisions have occurred on the northbound side of I-5, all separate incidents, including one vehicle rollover, with no injuries reported. Several vehicles are reported to be blocking the roadway on Cerro Noroeste Road, just east of Highway 166 (25 miles east of Pine Mountain). Several problems with spun out vehicles are reported by CHP on Mil Potrero Highway, west of the Y, due to snow.

All are advised to slow down and drive with caution.

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.)–Interstate 5 is open but a high wind advisory been issued by CalTrans for the Grapevine, as follows:

"A high-wind advisory is in effect from 4 miles north of the junction of SR 126 (at Lake Hughes Road) to the Los Angeles/Kern County line (the Grapevine). Travel is not recommended for campers, trailers or permit loads."

Snow was reported falling in the community of Pine Mountain at 9:30 a.m., 18 miles west of Interstate 5, at the base of Mt. Pinos.

All main roads and highways in the mountain communities are open at this time.

This is part of the November 18, 2011 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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