Mount Baker road conditions

If you’re celebrating the holiday weekend by heading up to Mount Baker, be prepared for winter driving conditions.

Mt. Baker Highway has compact snow and ice this morning. Chains are required for all vehicles except those with all-wheel drive. Oversize vehicles are prohibited.

Six inches of new snow has fallen in the last 24 hours at Mt. Baker Ski Area, with more on the way. Mt. Baker offi-cials expect up to two addi-tional feet by Wednesday morning.