Heavy snowfall continues to blanket the Cascades.
Paradise received more than 17 inches of snow in the last 24 hours, bringing the total on the ground up to 164 inches. Back on Feb. 13, the total was just 124 inches. The current snow depth is 106 percent of normal.
There was no word this morning on the opening of the road from Longmire to Paradise.
The Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center is forecasting considerable avalanche danger above 5,000 feet and moderate danger below that. The danger level will slowly decrease tonight.
Crystal Mountain Resort reported this morning that it received …