Near Walla Walla, travelers may experience higher traffic volumes also eastbound on Friday and westbound on Monday this memorial weekend.
A surge of snow caused dangerous driving conditions Friday and Saturday on Highway 204 in the Tollgate area.
Wondering where the snowplows went? When it's too cold, they can't operate, Walla Walla city staff said. Warmer temperatures today and through the weekend look better for snow removal. Meanwhile, crews are working to de-ice roadways.
Highway 204 from Weston to Elgin remains closed due to severe winter weather conditions, and Bluewood ski resort is closed Wednesday because of avalanche danger.
It was a snowy Valentine's Day for the Walla Walla Valley. More snow is in the forecast today and tonight as the National Weather Service’s winter storm warning for the Walla Walla area remains in place through Tuesday at 4.p.m.
Another blast of strong winds in the Walla Walla area is due Monday night and is expected blow through Tuesday afternoon.
By UB and wire reports
Last month was, relatively speaking, slightly cooler than normal. But that’s set to change.
A slow moving and very wet weather system has prompted a flood watch through Saturday for Walla Walla and surrounding areas.
A flight of private planes descended Saturday on Walla Walla as part of a drill to prepare for the unthinkable.