If you are headed out on the roadways today, the good news is that several mountain passes are now open again after closure from avalanche control.

All three significant passes had been closed due to avalanche control from the Washington Department of Transportation. The good news is that two of those passes have reopened with one still closed according to the Washington DOT website.

Here are the currents conditions for the major passes in Washington:

Snoqualmie Pass:

Compact snow and ice on the roadway. Traction tires required vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. Eastbound five miles west of the summit from milepost 47, near Denny Creek, westbound four miles east of the summit from milepost 56, near Gold Creek.
Weather:
Snowing with strong winds
Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.
Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

White Pass:

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway. Traction tires required, vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. Eastbound, ten miles west of the summit from milepost 141. Westbound, fifteen miles east of the summit from milepost 166.
Weather:
Snowing
Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.
Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Stevens Pass:

US 2 is closed from milepost 58.5, approximately six miles west of the summit of Stevens Pass, to Merit at milepost 80 due to an avalanche and continuing avalanche danger. The road will remain closed overnight and be reassessed in the morning.
Weather:
Snowing
Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed
Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

If you are headed out on the roadways, you can always check the Washington DOT website for current conditions and video cameras up on the passes - click here.

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