Snow will continue through 7pm tonight with another 1 - 3 inches possible.  Authorities are warning of slick conditions all over the Columbia Basin. The good news is we're expecting mostly sunny skies on Tuesday with highs around 30.  Here's the list of closures and delays as of 3pm from Flash Alert and Hanford.

Tri-Cities-area School Districts (6)
• Dayton (WA) Sch. Dist. - All after school activities canceled including MS Girls basketball game or practice and all spring sports practices for MS or HS are also canceled.
• Kennewick Sch. Dist. - Afternoon and evening activities canceled UPDATE Posted: Mon. 25th, 01:29 PM
• North Franklin Sch. Dist. - Early release, all aft/eve activities canceled UPDATE Posted: Mon. 25th, 12:31 PM
• Pasco Sch. Dist. - Afternoon and evening activities canceled Posted: Mon. 25th, 02:20 PM
• Paterson Sch. Dist. - --Students from Prosser were sent home at 11:15 and will be arriving at approximately 12:30 (SR 221 has been closed--they are going via SR 14 and I-82).
--Paterson town students and West route will be leaving at 11:45. Sonova Road meet bus at 100 Circles office
--North route and Plymouth students will remain at school for the time being. We will be contacting parents. UPDATE Posted: Mon. 25th, 11:41 AM
• Richland Sch. Dist. - After school activities are canceled. Events or activities of outside groups in our schools also are canceled. UPDATE Posted: Mon. 25th, 01:52 PM
 Yakima-area School Districts (1)
• Mount Adams Sch. Dist. - Closed Posted: Mon. 25th, 05:19 AM
 Private Schools (2)
• Christ the King Parish - Coming Home is canceled for this evening 7 pm. Posted: Mon. 25th, 02:34 PM
• St. Joseph's School Kennewick - Afternoon and evening school activities/meetings are canceled. UPDATE Posted: Mon. 25th, 02:19 PM
 Organizations (3)
• Benton Franklin Head Start - Morning Part Day Head Start canceled, Duration Head Start on a 2 hour delay, Early Head Start home visits canceled until 10:00am. Posted: Sun. 24th, 07:36 PM
• Childrens Developmental Center - No morning sessions. Posted: Sun. 24th, 07:39 PM
• OCDC Headstart - North Central Ore. - Centers in Hermiston, Irrigon, Boardman and Milton-Freewater are closed. Posted: Sun. 24th, 06:33 PM

 

Hanford Employees:

Due to adverse weather conditions, non-essential Hanford employees North of the Wye Barricade and South of the Wye Barricade including Richland should adhere to the following schedule to alleviate traffic congestion:

Day shift:

  • 200 East Area, WTP and all Areas South of the Wye Barricade, including employees working in Richland – 2:15 PM
  • 200 West Area and 100 Areas – 3:00 PM

Swing and graveyard shifts:  have been CANCELLED for tonight.

The Rattlesnake Barricade will be open from _2:00 - 6:00 PM_.

Essential employees needed to maintain minimum safe operations are to follow their normal work schedule.

Winter driving conditions should be expected.  Employees should use extra caution and plan for longer commute times.

Call the Hanford Hotline at 376-9999 for updates.