Count on snow next week in the Tri-Cities, according to the National Weather Service.
A series of frontal systems will be moving across Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon, starting with one this weekend. The weather service is predicting a 30 percent chance of snow Saturday night and Sunday in the Tri-Cities.
That will be followed by a much stronger front Wednesday and another storm system Thursday. Snow is likely both days in the Tri-Cities, according to the weather service.
It predicted that snow and ice accumulation could be significant in much of Eastern Washington. In addition, a brisk wind is expected to blow and drift snow throughout the Columbia Basin, according to the weather service.
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Temperatures also are expected to drop next week, with highs Monday and Tuesday below 25 degrees in the Tri-Cities.