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Hanford Employees Released From Work Early Today Due to Weather Conditions

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HANFORD - The Department of Energy said Tuesday that due to the current conditions and forecast, Hanford employees will be released from work early today. 

In addition, swing shift has been delayed 2 hours tonight for Hanford employees.  

Only essential employees needed to maintain minimum safe operations are to remain at work through the remainder of the shift.

Employees must check with their manager prior to leaving and are urged to use caution, be prepared for adverse weather or road conditions, and plan for longer commute times.  Employees also are advised to stay tuned to area radio stations for possible road closures, which could affect travel, according the the DOE release.

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