KIRO-TV reports the alerts began around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday from the 2,400-foot elevation of Mount Persis, which is off U.S. 2 east of Gold Bar.
The hiker is described as a 39-year-old man from Seattle.
A mountain rescue team and helicopter waited for daylight Thursday to begin the search.
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