TRAFFIC UPDATE: CHP escorting vehicles in both directions on Grapevine amid snow

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Motorists are now roving along a Grapevine but a assistance of California Highway Patrol units.

After several hours of escorting vehicles between Lebec Service Road and Gormon, a CHP is no longer pacing traffic, according to a Caltrans District 6 Twitter post shortly after 8 p.m.

CHP began pacing shortly before 3 p.m. when sleet descending on a Grapevine began adhering to a roadway, a CHP trade occurrence website shows.


Gusts of adult to 80 miles per hour reported during a bottom of a Grapevine, according to a National Weather Service Hanford station.

The NWS released a high breeze warning around 8:30 p.m. and is propelling motorists to expostulate solemnly by a area while being discreet of hazards on a road.

The high breeze warning also inspiring a southern finish of a San Joaquin Valley until Sunday afternoon.


As of 7 p.m., CHP is still pacing a Grapevine in both directions between Lebec and Gormon.

The CHP Fort Tejon hire tweeted shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday advising motorists to “expect complicated holiday trade and probable rags of ice.”

The tweeted combined that temperatures are next frozen in that area.


California Highway Patrol units are escorting motorists in both directions along a Grapevine due to sleet adhering to a road.

The CHP trade occurrence website shows that motorists are being escorted between Lebec Service Road and Gormon.

Units began escorting trade during 2:44 p.m., according to a website.

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