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White Pass - 1/20/2016 11:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:38
White Pass US12
1/20/2016 11:16:49 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

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.

Conditions:
Compact snow and slush on the roadway. Wildcat Creek Bridge near MP 166: at approx. 8 am, WSDOT bridge crew will be closing one lane for repairs to the bridge deck. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Motorists will experience some delay and added travel time. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals.

Weather:
Snowing, hard at times

Satus Pass - 1/20/2016 11:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:38
Satus Pass US97
1/20/2016 11:10:07 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Rain and snow mix

Stevens Pass - 1/20/2016 11:07:04 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:38
Stevens Pass US2
1/20/2016 11:07:04 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway. Advance Notice Avalanche control is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Thursday, January 21st between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58, at Scenic, and westbound traffic will be stopped at the summit at milepost 64. Once it begins, Avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide an update should an extended closure become necessary.

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 1/20/2016 11:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:38
Blewett Pass US97
1/20/2016 11:05:17 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/20/2016 11:15:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/20/2016 11:15:43 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway. Advance Notice: A closure is scheduled for tonight starting at 11:30 p.m. over Snoqualmie Pass for snow removal near mp 58. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound traffic will be stopped at MP 70 near Easton. WSDOT crew will be working tonight to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area near MP 58 and east toward MP 59.

Weather:
Snowing

'Zombie-like,' rabid raccoon attacks child

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:36

Brave Magnolia the bulldog scares rabid raccoon away from children at play.

       

Deutsche Bank announces $7.3 billion annual loss for 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:35
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank says it expects an annual loss of 6.7 billion euros ($7.3 billion) for 2015, compared with a net profit of 1.69 billion euros the previous year.

Vigils held as Pakistan mourns students

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:25
Vigils are held in Peshawar and elsewhere in Pakistan after at least 21 people were killed in an assault on the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda.
Categories: BBC World News

Rights group condemns attack on Afghan TV employees

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An international rights group has condemned a Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company, saying the suicide bombing that killed seven was an attack on freedom of speech. Human Rights Watch said in a statement Thursday the bombing that targeted Tolo TV employees was an “atrocity […]
Categories: Sports Center

Rights group condemns attack on Afghan TV employees

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An international rights group has condemned a Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company, saying the suicide bombing that killed seven was an attack on freedom of speech. Human Rights Watch said in a statement Thursday the bombing that targeted Tolo TV employees was an “atrocity […]
Categories: Sports Center

Rights group condemns attack on Afghan TV employees

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An international rights group has condemned a Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company, saying the suicide bombing that killed seven was an attack on freedom of speech. Human Rights Watch said in a statement Thursday the bombing that targeted Tolo TV employees was an “atrocity […]

Light snow causes D.C. traffic nightmare ahead of 'crippling' storm

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:18

The area is expected to receive 1-2 feet of snow in major winter storm over the weekend.

       

Callaway: A Guide to 'Davos-Speak'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:17

"How is your Davos?"

       

Pass the dogfish nuggets? Seafood industry rebrands 'trash'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:10

In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo redfish are displayed at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland, Maine. Fishermen are being forced to start adapting more quickly to changing fish stocks in ocean and market new species based on what is available. As a result, more former “trash” fish such as redfish, dogfish and skate are the wave of the future in sustainable fishing. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Call them fish sticks for millennials. At any rate, Dana Bartholomew is banking on college students warming up to "Sharck Bites."


UW’s Lorenzo Romar after 95-83 win over Colorado

WA Huskies - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:04

Huskies had their 22-point lead in the second half cut to seven in the final minutes, but hang on to improve to 13-5 and remain on top of the Pac-12 at 5-1.
Categories: Sports Center

UW’s Lorenzo Romar after 95-83 win over Colorado

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:04

Huskies had their 22-point lead in the second half cut to seven in the final minutes, but hang on to improve to 13-5 and remain on top of the Pac-12 at 5-1.
Categories: Sports Center

UW’s Lorenzo Romar after 95-83 win over Colorado

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:04

Huskies had their 22-point lead in the second half cut to seven in the final minutes, but hang on to improve to 13-5 and remain on top of the Pac-12 at 5-1.
Categories: Sports Center

UW’s Lorenzo Romar after 95-83 win over Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:04

Huskies had their 22-point lead in the second half cut to seven in the final minutes, but hang on to improve to 13-5 and remain on top of the Pac-12 at 5-1.

UCLA uses 2nd-half runto subdue Oregon State

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:03

Isaac Hamilton scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting as UCLA beat Oregon State 82-73 on Wednesday night.
Categories: Sports Center

UCLA uses 2nd-half runto subdue Oregon State

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:03

Isaac Hamilton scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting as UCLA beat Oregon State 82-73 on Wednesday night.
Categories: Sports Center