WENATCHEE,WA-Another round of heavy snow overnight blankets North Central Washington forcing schools across the region to close or delay classes. Here are the school districts that have reported so far . . .
Waterville School District-Closed
Mansfield School District-Closed
Bridgeport School District-2 hrs late
Grand Coulee Dam School District- 2 hrs late
Orondo School District-late start, end of school programs canceled.
Palisades School District- 2 hrs late start.
Moses Lake School District – CLOSED
Ephrata School District – CLOSED
Quincy School District – CLOSED
Royal School District – CLOSED
Othello School District – CLOSED
Odessa School District – Two Hour Late Start
Soap Lake School District – CLOSED
Wahluke School District – CLOSED
Wilson Creek School District – CLOSED
DOT, County and City road crews worked around the clock to try and keep up with the snowfall but several roads were shut down due to impassable driving conditions in the Columbia Basin.
Hwy 2 between Orondo and Coulee City reopened Monday morning after a prolonged weekend closure. Some drivers were forced to abandoned their vehicles due to the heavy snowdrifts and blinding conditions.
State Troopers tweeted images of the the storm pleading for motorists to stay off the roads.–