For Friday, January 7

Regional Closures/Delays

Prosser Sch. Dist. - 2 HOUR DELAY. No AM preschool No AM Tri-Tech, no AM Preschool, no zero-hour classes and no Breakfast.

Columbia Sch. Dist. - 2 HOUR DELAY, AM/PM Buses on snow routes

Kiona-Benton City Sch. Dist. - 2 HOUR DELAY. No AM Tri-tech

North Franklin Sch. Dist. - CLOSED

Grandview - 2 HOUR DELAY

Granger - 2 HOUR DELAY

Sunnyside - 2 HOUR DELAY

Wapato - 2 HOUR DELAY

Zillah - 2 HOUR DELAY


For Thursday, January 6

Regional Closures/Delays

Pasco School District - CLOSED

Kennewick School District - CLOSED

Richland School District -- CLOSED

Kiona-Benton School - CLOSED

Prosser Schools - CLOSED

Finley Schools - CLOSED


Columbia School District - CLOSED


Kahlotus - CLOSED

North Franklin -CLOSED

Starbuck - CLOSED

Touchet - CLOSED

Waitsburg - CLOSED

Paterson - CLOSED

Prescott - CLOSED

Walla Walla - CLOSED


Morrow County

Ione School District - CLOSED

Morrow County School District -- CLOSED


Umatilla County

Athena-Weston School District – CLOSED

Echo School District – CLOSED

Helix School District – CLOSED

Milton-Freewater Unified School District – CLOSED

Pendleton School District – 2-HOUR DELAY

Pilot Rock School District – 2-HOUR DELAY
Stanfield School District – CLOSED

Umatilla School District -- CLOSED

Union County

Imbler School District – CLOSED

La Grande School District –CLOSED

North Powder School District – CLOSED


InterMountain ESD ECSE follow their local district delays/closures

Migrant Education Pre-K All classes are CANCELLED ALL DAY at ALL SITES – Boardman, Hermiston & Milton-Freewater

WSU Tri-Cities operations will be delayed until 10:00 AM

All CBC campuses are closed.

All Blue Mountain CC locations in Pendleton, Baker County and Milton-Freewater will open at 11am PST. BMCC locations in Hermiston, Hermiston Precision Ag and Boardman will be closed for the entirety of the day- January 6, 2022- Thursday. 

Big Bend CC - Delayed until 10am

Yakima Valley College - CLOSED

Ben Franklin Transit routes are on 2 hour delay

Franklin County offices are closed

City of Prosser - Delay

City of Richland - Delay

City of West Richland - Delay

Ephrata - City Hall closed

The Kennewick and Pasco offices of the Benton-Franklin Health District are closed.

Ben Franklin Transit - Starting at 9 a.m., BFT will begin partial service on METRO Route 1 and METRO Route 3 with service every 30 minutes. All other bus routes and services continue to be unavailable at this time. For the most up-to-date information on BFT route changes, visit or call BFT Customer Service at 509.735.5100


The USDA Ag Service Center in Pasco is closed today due to adverse travel conditions.


Energy Northwest - Cancelled for non-essential staff.


Hanford Site

Work is cancelled for non-essential staff at the Hanford Vit Plant jobsite/Material Handling Facility/Richland Offices/and Simulator Building today, Jan. 6. Employees should telework if they can.

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:

Day shift:  do not report to work today.

Swing and graveyard shifts:  are on a REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE for tonight.

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

Call the Hanford Hotline at 509-376-9999 for updates.



PNNL-Richland Campus and the Hanford Site 300 Area are closed to all nonessential staff for 01/06/2022. Nonessential staff are not authorized to access the PNNL-Richland Campus or the

Hanford Site 300 Area at this time. Only essential staff have authorization to access PNNL-Richland Campus and the Hanford Site 300 Area.

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