Slick, Icy Roads Cause Numerous Crashes in PNW, More to Come Soon
Icy roads could be a problem for motorists in the PNW in the next few days. WA State Patrol was on the scene of several crashes in Yakima County on Tuesday morning.
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The National Weather Service in Pendleton is warning that a storm system will bring more to the area soon.
Skiers and snowboarders heading to the slopes should be aware of possible ice and snow covered roadways. WSDOT remind you to be cautious.
The Weather Channel is calling for rain and snow mixed on Wednesday afternoon & evening for the Tri-Cities.Temps are expected to drop near freezing. Tri-Cities roads may be slick Thursday morning.
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