Stevens Pass still closed after a rough weekend for motorists crossing the mountains

A Washington State Department of Transportation photo shows how heavy snow has many trees on Stevens Pass leaning precariously.

Heavy snow made it a bad weekend for travelers trying to cross Washington’s mountain passes and those troubles continue today.

Stevens Pass has been closed all day today, first for avalanche control, then to deal with potentially dangerous trees.

Interstate 90 at Snoqualmie Pass was closed eastbound about 8 a.m. Sunday morning after multiple spinouts.

Westbound lanes were closed Saturday for the same reason, after an early morning closure for avalanche control.

Traction tires are currently advised for Snoqualmie and Blewett passes.

The Washington State Department of Transportation reported more than 41 inches of snow on Snoqualmie Pass in a 48-hour period over the weekend.

Eastbound traffic on Stevens Pass is closed between Gold Bar and the summit.

Westbound traffic is open until the summit but chains are required on all but all-wheel drive vehicles. WSDOT has not indicated when the pass might reopen.