Winds fanned the flames up a hill and toward a freeway guardrail, prompting the California Highway Patrol to order the lane closures on both sides of the freeway. Traffic was backed up for miles.
The snow started coming down early in the morning and it kept coming.
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A possible DUI suspect led California Highway Patrol Tuesday night on a high-speed pursuit along the northbound 5 Freeway.
Closures were lifted and traffic was moving near the Grapevine Saturday evening, but icy conditions still kept some drivers off the roads.
Firefighters Saturday said a 720-acre brush fire in Kern County is 85 percent contained.
The Grapevine section of Interstate 5 was closed for nearly six hours Friday morning due to snow and icy road conditions, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Portions of Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road in the Angeles National Forest were closed Thursday tonight due to snow and icy conditions.
The Interstate 5 through the Grapevine was shut down Wednesday morning due to weather.
Hundreds of cars were stranded on Route 58 in Bishop Tuesday night due to heavy snow.
The California Highway Patrol Friday evening began escorting drivers over the Grapevine section of Interstate 5.
The California Highway Patrol reopened the Grapevine portion of Interstate 5 on Saturday.
A cold snap gripping much of the state has brought subfreezing temperatures to parts of Southern California.
The I-5 Freeway over the Grapevine reopened Friday morning after a weather closure stranded thousands of people overnight.
Snow and icy road conditions have closed the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 in the mountains north of Los Angeles as winter weather bears down on Southern California.