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Alert issued for high avalanche danger

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WENATCHEE — Numerous avalanches, observed from afar, were reported in North Central Washington in the past day, prompting the Northwest Avalanche Center in Seattle to issue an avalanche warning for the eastern slopes of the Cascades.

“Another 10 to 15 inches of new snow since Tuesday has added enough additional loading to trigger a widespread natural avalanche cycle,” center officials said in a press release.

Trained observers witnessed avalanches near Blewett Pass, up the Icicle River drainage and…

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