As of Monday, July 21, 2014
OKANOGAN Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.
The highest-level notices are for North Cook Mountain, Buzzard Lake, Rock Creek, Leader Lake, Alpine Lake and White Rock Road.
State Highway 20 is closed between Twisp and Okanogan. A detour between the Methow and Okanogan valleys is available via state Highway 153 and U.S. Highway 97.