Freezing rain is causing some school delays and delayed starts for workers at Hanford and PNNL this morning.
PNNL non-essential employees report at 10 a.m. Non-essential Hanford workers are delayed until 8 a.m.
Kahlotus and Dayton schools are closed.
College Place, Dixie , Prescott, Touchet and Walla Walla schools are on two-hour delays.
I-84 is closed between Pendleton & Ontario due to ice. And state agencies in Umatilla Co. are closed.
See the full list at www.tri-cityherald.com/school-delays-closures.
The National Weather Service predicted freezing rain to 60 percent through Thursday and to 50 percent Thursday night.
Temperatures are expected to get no higher than 32 degrees Thursday and then drop a couple of degrees overnight.
By Friday temperatures should be above freezing and a 60 percent chance of rain is forecast for Friday night.