Here are some closures and changes taking place due to the snowstorm in Tri-Cities, Columbia Basin, OR, and surrounding areas.

 closures beginning to pile up as of 2:50 PM Thursday. These will be updated

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City of West Richland: Closed. Early release for staff - City Offices closed for remainder of day.


Benton Franklin Head Start: All after-school events and Early Head Start home visits for today 1/18/2024 are canceled.

KSD Cancels After-School and Evening Events Due to Weather

 KENNEWICK, Wash. (January 18, 2023) – Kennewick School District is canceling all after-school activities, practices, and events taking place at district facilities on Jan. 18 due to deteriorating weather conditions.

 we will add to this list as more information is released.   as of 2:50 PM

 3:02 PM WSU Tri-Cities: Campus facilities will close at 4:00 today. Classes starting at 4 p.m. or later may move to remote instruction at the instructors discretion. Students, check Canvas or contact your instructors about the status of your classes today.

3PM    D-Bat Columbia Basin in Kennewick ---Due to the snow fall and current road conditions, we have decided to close the facility at 3 pm today. We apologize for the short notice and inconvenience. Please be safe and we look forward to getting back into the cages tomorrow!

Subject: Pasco City Offices to Close Early Today Due to Inclement Weather, Planning Commission Meeting Goes Remote

Due to the current inclement weather conditions, including icy roads and freezing rain, the City of Pasco has decided to close all City offices at 3:30 pm today, Thursday, January 18. This decision prioritizes the safety of both the public and City employees amid the challenging weather conditions.

City officials will continue to monitor the weather conditions through the evening. An assessment will be made regarding the opening of City facilities for tomorrow. As of now, the plan is to be open to the public. Any updates or changes will be communicated promptly.

 4 PM Thursday

Private Schools:

Liberty Christian School Tri-Cities: Closed (Effective tomorrow - Fri Jan 19th)

4:30 PM City of Richland

All City of Richland facilities are on a two hour delay tomorrow morning, January 19, 2024. Offices will open at 10:00 a.m.

Trash Collection Notice: Due to road conditions, solid waste may initiate their inclement weather service disruption zones. This means your service address may be located within an area that is not accessible due to ice and snow. If your garbage can is not serviced tomorrow, you can set extra bags out next week for no additional charge

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