Southbound U.S. Highway 101 reopened Wednesday night in unincorporated Monterey County southeast of Salinas but the northbound lanes are still closed due to flooding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The southbound lanes were open again at about 9:30 p.m. in the Chualar area.
A flood advisory for Chualar and the nearby community of Gonzales has been extended until 12:30 a.m. Thursday because of weather, according to the National Weather Service.
Chualar is a community about 12 miles southeast of Salinas while Gonzales is about 18 miles southeast of Salinas, also along Highway 101.
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