Update: US 441 (Newfound Gap Rd) and Cherokee Orchard Rd are back open. Use caution when traveling through the park, as a Wind Advisory remains in place until 8:00 PM tonight. Tomorrow will be sunny and breezy across the mountains.
US 441 (Newfound Gap Rd) and Cherokee Orchard Rd are both currently closed due to the high winds gusting 70+ mph. NPS Road Crews will assess the conditions and reopen when safe for passage.
The rain is expected to ease off around lunch time today, and the High Wind Warning will expire at 2:00 PM. Use caution if and when entering the park.
Guests with reservations tonight in need of guidance should call our office.