Road Reports Feb 14, 2021

Note: We had 2 winter storms dump 7.25″ new snow this weekend (24″ on the ground), storm #3 is due tonight into Monday.

Please share road reports. Conditions change quickly this time of year. Be prepared for rocks and trees in the road, icy conditions and deep snow in higher elevation. Remember there is no cell phone service.

Yellow Pine: Local streets are snow covered. Please respect residents and wildlife and SLOW DOWN.
“Drivers don’t speed through neighborhoods or most anywhere. Locals brake for kids, wandering dogs, deer, elk, moose, fox, beaver, squirrels and chipmunks. Most are lifetime members of SPLAT, the Society to Prevent Little Animal Tragedies.” – IME
link: Local Forecast
Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Highway 55 Webcams Link:
No Winter construction – All lanes open

Warm Lake Highway: Open (no current report.)
Wed (Feb 10) mail truck driver reports the highway is snow packed with some icy spots (before the storms.)
link: SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

South Fork Road: Open
Fri (Feb 12) mail truck driver reports about 6-8″ new snow on the upper South Fork (not plowed.)
Wed (Feb 10) mail truck driver reports the upper end has snowpack, very icy on the lower end (before the storms.)
link: Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
link: South Fork Stream Gauge

EFSF Road: Open
Wed (Feb 10) mail truck driver said the road has lots of icy patches (before the snow storms.)

Johnson Creek Road: Upper end closed to wheeled vehicles at Landmark.
Lower end last plowed Sunday (Feb 7.)
link: Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam
link: Johnson Creek Stream Gauge
Note: The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

Lick Creek: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Big Creek Webcam: (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Plowed by Midas crews.
link: Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The approx. elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
link: SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′

New Link
Valley County Road Maintenance Dashboard
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