Storm hits the Cascades causing holiday traffic slow downs

Chains and traction tire advisories issued for Stevens and Blewett Passes.

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Spin outs common on slick passes

Snow Storm Travel Alert-A major storm is sweeping over the Cascades this week causing a traffic nightmare over the passes as DOT Snowplows scramble to keep up with the snowfall. Chains were required in both directions with traction tire advisories issued for Stevens and Blewett Passes.

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Storm hits the Cascades

Eastbound I-90 Snoqualmie Pass was closed for about an hour this morning due to several collisions and spinouts.

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Snoqualmie Pass earlier this morning

State Trooper Brian Moore shared this photo of a car that spun out on US 2 just east of Leavenworth this morning. Authorities advise motorists to take it slow and plan your trips accordingly.