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Remember Winter Preparedness Kit for Traveling in Snowy Areas

There were a few closures on the Snoqualmie Pass following Sunday night’s snow, and police say this should serve as a reminder to get ready for winter. No matter where you live, every driver should have a winter emergency kit that includes first aid, warm clothes and snacks. You could get stuck due to closed …

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Washington Approves New Traction Device as Alternative to Chains

The state of Washington has approved a new traction device that can be used on highways as an alternative to chains in the winter, according to KAPP TV. The product is called the AutoSock, and it is essentially a shower cap big enough to fit around your tires. The lightweight fabric grips the snow like …

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I-90 near Snoqualmie Closed Due to Weather Condition

News outlets report that according to the state Department of Transportation, the eastbound lanes of I-90 were closed after a few trucks and vehicles jackknifed and got stuck in the snow. The roadways were closed so the authorities could clean the lanes after the weather related spinning of vehicles. The Washington State Patrol pointed out …

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