News

State Highway 9 reopens after closure

State Highway 9 over the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains was closed earlier Monday morning because of snowfall, and a Sig-alert for the area was issued at about 10 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Snow was removed from the roadway and conditions improved enough for the highway to be reopened at about 10:40 a.m., CHP Officer Tracy Hoover said.

A snow advisory in effect until 4 a.m. Tuesday has been issued for all Bay Area hills and mountains above 1,000 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

Reports of accumulating snow, particularly in the Santa Cruz Mountains and the hills and mountains in the East Bay and North Bay, caused weather officials to issue the advisory before 4 p.m. as originally scheduled, forecaster Brian Tentinger said.

Photos by Paul Llewellyn/Palo Alto Weekly.

Comments

Posted by Greg, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Jan 21, 2008 at 12:20 pm

Beautiful pictures Paul, thanks Mountain man!


Posted by Frosty, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Jan 21, 2008 at 7:35 pm

Wait!!!! Is that Al Gore behind that Palo Alto City limits sign?

Aww Doe he have that I will yell "GOLBAL WARMING" for FOOD sign... too cute.



If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 3,142 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,398 views

Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,333 views

SJSU Center for Steinbeck Studies to Honor Author Khaled Hosseini on Weds Sept 10
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 790 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 326 views