58 year old Carl Erivan Haub, went missing in the Swiss Alps while training for an upcoming ski competition.
The North Cascades Highway is a critical economic link between the east and west side of the state- especially for the Methow Valley.
36 year old Ian Fair, of Winthrop, was back country skiing with friends when he was caught in an avalanche
This is the 6th avalanche fatality in Washington State this year— in fact, it’s the 6th in just more than a week.
Snow accumulations of 4-8 inches is likely- with 8-14 inches possible and even more in the upper elevations.
Residents and visitors can expect to see and smell some smoke each day during burning operations.