BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Caltrans is warning drivers about snowfall that will likely impact the Grapevine over Tejon Pass starting this afternoon.
The National Weather Service is forecasting from 1 to 2 inches of snow over Tejon Pass from this afternoon into Tuesday morning. They also warn drivers to expect delays.
Caltrans put out a tweet with tips for drivers who will be making the trip over the pass.
Caltrans suggests the following:
- Plan ahead and check Quickmap.dot.ca.gov for current road conditions
- Check you tire pressure and windshield wipers before leaving
- Check the forecast and plan an alternative route
- Slow down and watch out for public safety and highway workers
- Keep blankets, snacks, water and a phone charger in the car
Caltrans is suggesting using Highway 101 as the designated alternate route in case the Grapevine closes.