Expect a snowy day today in the Tri-Cities, according to the National Weather Service.
A vigorous storm system that was over Southwest Canada was expected to dive south and into the Pacific Northwest through today, according to the weather service.
It puts the chance of snow today at 70 percent, with new snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. That is in addition to a possible dusting of snow from Wednesday night.
In addition to the storm system, an Arctic cold front is expected to move through the region today, according to the weather service.
It might produce gusty winds that create blowing and drifting snow this afternoon and evening.
The high today should be around freezing in the Tri-Cities, but highs are expected to drop into the 20s for Friday and Saturday.
The low tonight is expected to be in the lower teens, dropping to a few degrees above zero Friday night.
Temperatures are expected to warm starting Sunday.