Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Tri-Cities, Yakima Valley -Kristin

Snow Saturday morning

Big changes on the way for the upcoming weekend!

A Winter Weather Advisory is in place for the entire area starting at 5PM today through 5PM Saturday.

A late season winter storm will move into the Pacific Northwest starting today. Make sure to grab your umbrella with rain showers developing by late morning into the afternoon. A bit of a wintry mix at times for the Yakima and Kittitas Valley. Snow possible in the eastern slopes.

Rain will change over to snow tonight with accumulating snow possible through Saturday morning. Turning drier by Saturday afternoon. It will be a blustery day with gusts at times up to 40 MPH. Much colder this weekend with highs in the mid to upper 30’s.

Snow amounts:

Tri-Cities, Yakima Valley, foothills of the Blues: 1-2 inches

Kittitas Valley: 2 to 4 inches

Cascades: 6 to 12 inches

Blues: 6 to 8 inches

Keeping a chance for snow around the area on Sunday before sunshine returns next week. Back into the upper 50’s, close to 60 degrees for the first day of Spring on Thursday!

Winter Weather Advisory Rain developing Friday Snow Saturday morning More snow Sunday