Weather Reports for Mt. Lemmon
Anywhere from the bottom of the Santa Catalina Mountains to the top at Summerhaven/Mt. Lemmon, AZ winter weather can change within minutes, especially during the winter. A snow storm, white out or flooding can occur very quickly, especially above WIndy Point.
Because of the recent snow, chains may be required. Some portions of the road may be closed.
Check weather advisories and road conditions before you travel up the Catalina Highway to Mt. Lemmon, the Ski Valley, or other recreational areas in the Catalina Mountains. Mount Lemmon Weather Forecast, AZ
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Call for Mt. Lemmon Road Conditions
To find out the latest road conditions along the Catalina Highway to Summerhaven, Ski Valley and all open roads, call the following hot line phone numbers for information. The road conditions can change hour by hour and roads can be closed off at any time, depending on the weather conditions:
Check the Mount Lemmon Weather Report
Mt. Lemmon road closures are frequent in the winter. Many times, chains are required and vehicles will not be allowed beyond the park entrance point at the bottom of the Catalina Highway. The Catalina Highway has been closed off and on this year, not just because of snow, but because of traffic overload and gridlock.
There are some general conditions about Mt. Lemmon weather to observe:
If either of these conditions are evident, make preparations for difficult weather on the drive up the mountains.
The town of Summerhaven, at the top of the Catalina Mountains during a snow storm. When weather is bad, the road to Summerhaven may be closed, except for residents or vehicles with snow chains.
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Mt. Lemmon Weather Web Sites
Mt. Lemmon in the snow. Photo taken at Ski Valley near the ski lift. © 2013 Photos by R. Zucker. EMOL.org