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Old 02-26-2015, 07:53 PM   #1
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Conditions for 395 in March?

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We are taking a trip to Death Valley and Pahrump the second week of March. Would it be crazy to consider going over 50 and down 395?

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Old 02-26-2015, 07:59 PM   #2
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Hi,
We are taking a trip to Death Valley and Pahrump the second week of March. Would it be crazy to consider going over 50 and down 395?

Thanks,
Sue
I went over 88 and down 395 to just south of Mammoth over the New Years weekend and over Valentine's weekend, and I'll be doing it again next weekend, and it was totally clear and smooth sailing. 120 east of 395 is even open still. There's hardly any snow anywhere.




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Old 02-26-2015, 08:21 PM   #3
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You'll be fine. I just drove 395 from Carson City to Bridgeport. The roads were dry. Snow level is about 7000 ft. It might get frosty if any weather comes through between now and then, but right now there are no issues.
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Old 02-26-2015, 09:42 PM   #4
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Supposed to be snow at 5000 this weekend
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:52 AM   #5
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Unless there is a major storm you will be able to get over to NV if not on 50 then 80. If 395 south through Bridgeport is bad you can take 95 in NV all the way south to Beatty or cut back to 395 on 6 over to Bishop. Watch weather and road conditions.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:56 AM   #6
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:24 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info everyone. We will watch the forecast and see how it looks just before we leave, probably on the 4th.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:38 PM   #8
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The main thing about 395 is that it's WINDY. Can make for a miserable ride. I would suggest going down 95 to Beatty as others suggested.

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