Snowfall Prompts Avalanche Warning for Cascade Mountains in Washington State

Heavy snowfall prompted authorities to issue an avalanche warning for parts of the Cascade Mountains on Monday, January 4.

This footage, by Goodchaps Ranch, shows snow in Leavenworth, a town in the Cascades.

Authorities warned of “high avalanche danger” through Monday with the possibility for slides “big enough to bury or kill” a person if triggered. Credit: Goodchaps Ranch via Storyful