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5 Freeway Back Open North of Los Angeles After Closures Due to Strong Winter Storm

A strong winter storm is bringing days of rain and snow to California.

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The 5 Freeway north of Los Angeles was back open Wednesday late afternoon after being closed in the Grapevine section due to a strong winter storm moving into Southern California.

California's main route from SoCal to the Central Valley was back open, with three northbound lanes operating and all southbound lanes open, according to Caltrans District 7.

A winter storm warning is in effect until 3 p.m. Friday due to a storm that’s expected to bring hours of rain and snow to Southern California. The heaviest rain is expected Thursday into Friday.

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