Highway 38 near Big Bear reopens after temporary closure amid mudflow, rockfall

State Route 38 was temporarily closed overnight from Forest Falls to Lake Williams near Big bear due to mud and a rockfall, officials said Friday. 

At the time, Caltrans advised commuters to use SR-330 as an alternate route. 

Lightning, thunder and rain hit the area Friday evening near the El Dorado fire burn scar areas. There is no access to Big Bear overnight and another large storm is expected to hit the area on Saturday. 

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