Dec 31, 2012 9:56 AM by Swetha Iyengar
TUCSON - Travel on General Hitchcock Highway up Mount Lemon is restricted due to severe weather conditions.
According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department the highway will remain closed to everyone except residents and employees with chains or four-by-four vehicles.
PCSD is calling the situation a "whiteout" and says there is eight to 10 inches of fresh snow on the ground.
No word on when the highway will reopen, stay with News Four Tucson for the latest.