Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, WA 98801
The Norse Peak Fires were very active today, which may affect driving conditions on the roadway and require extra caution. Travelers should be aware that there could be smoke, firefighters working, flashing lights, and possibly fire activity in the area. The highway has been closed during the day from east of Chinook Pass (mile post 69) and west of Hell’s Crossing (mile post 84), and open nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Firefighters will be monitoring conditions throughout the night and if necessary, the road could be closed for the safety of the public and firefighters. Check the Department of Transportation travel alerts at http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/trafficalerts/.