TUCSON, Ariz. — The road to Mt. Lemmon is closed Tuesday afternoon as a winter storm warning remains in effect for the Santa Cantalina Mountains into the evening.
The road was closed to non-residents just after 3 p.m., according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. A storm rolling over Tucson is expected to dump up 5 to 10 inches of snow on the mountains on elevations above 6,500 feet.
Snow continues to fly in the high country. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 PM tonight for elevations above 6,500'. An additional 5 to 10" of fresh snow is possible and will be accompanied by gusty wind and low visibility... pic.twitter.com/3vk5LOc4UN— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) March 12, 2019
Officials have no word on when the road might reopen.