A dusting of snow remains on the mountains along Catalian Highway on Mt. Lemmon on February 26, 2019 near Tucson, Ariz.

The road to Mt. Lemmon is closed at the base due to inclement weather, officials said. 

The road will be open to residents and employees only, the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Wesdnesday. 

The National Weather Service in Tucson reported there were 6 to 7 inches of snow just before 6 p.m., saying they expected "several more inches" through Thursday morning.  

For updates on road conditions and road closures, call 520-547-7510.

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Contact reporter Stephanie Casanova at scasanova@tucson.com. On Twitter: @CasanovaReports


Stephanie is a Tucson native and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. She worked for newspapers in Rapid City, South Dakota; Manhattan, Kansas; and Lake Havasu City before moving back to Tucson.