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A snow slide and unstable slope has SR 20/North Cascades Highway closed at milepost 123.

Crews will reassess the area on Monday and if it is safe, will begin the multi-day process of removing this slide that is approximately 40 feet deep and 150 feet long.

The highway is also closed between milepost 134 and 171, a normal winter closure, due to avalanche risk. There are people stuck between this slide and the winter closure gate. They are all safe and have food and housing available.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

1,077 Skagit Cases (+4)
<50 Cases in ZIP 98221

96 Hospitalizations (+0)
22 Deaths (+0)
35,804 Tests
NA% Positive

82,199 Cases Statewide (+597)
7,248 Hospitalizations (+33)

2,037 Deaths Statewide (+0)

Updated 6:00 pm September 19, 2020.

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County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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