Mt. Baker Ski Area driving conditions

If you’re heading up to Mt. Baker Ski Area this holiday weekend, keep the winter driving conditions in mind.

Mount Baker Highway has compact snow and ice in places and traction tires are advised, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

As of 1:45 p.m. this after-noon, there was 130 inches of snow at Heather Meadows, according to the Mount Baker Ski Area snow report. Fore-casts call for partly cloudy skies through today and into Monday with a few snow showers possible late Mon-day.