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    Default Time to get out of Yosemite!

    Visitors in Yosemite Valley were being asked to evacuate as fears grew that Highway 41 would become “a very dangerous place,” Reynolds said. Food supplies were expected to diminish due to the closure on Highway 41.

    Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman said visitors at park campgrounds and hotels were allowed to stay Tuesday night and encouraged to leave by Wednesday morning.
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    Default No one is getting into Yosemite Valley on Sunday


    Map Courtesy of Wildfire Today.

    Visitors won't be heading back to Yosemite Valley tomorrow as hoped. Things have turned dicey along the Merced River.

    Ferguson Fire spreads across Highway 41, moves deeper into Yosemite
    The fire is well established on the east side of Highway 41 and has crossed Glacier Point Road
    More info here.



    August 4th at 2 pm PDT -- Very smoky in the valley today. Normally, you can see Half Dome in this photo!
    Last edited by Mark Sedenquist; 08-04-2018 at 02:09 PM. Reason: added photo

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    Default Cautious View

    Latest information:

    Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite Valley will reopen to visitors on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 9 a.m. after being closed since July 25. Visitors can access Yosemite Valley from the El Portal Road (Highway 140), the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120), or the Tioga Road (Highway 120).

    The Wawona Road (Highway 41) will remain closed from Wawona to Yosemite Valley for at least another week due to ongoing fire activity and firefighter operations. Park visitors should be aware that there is still active fire and smoke on the roads and people should drive with extreme caution.

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