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By Jana Mathia
Whitman County Gazette 

Stay safe by preparing for winter driving


November 12, 2020

COLFAX — Winter is coming and now is the time for drivers to prepare themselves and their vehicles for winter driving.

“Winters on the Palouse can be very nasty,” Washington State Patrol Sgt. Courtney Shawley said.

La Nina conditions are expected, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), meaning an expected wetter and colder season than normal. There are increased odds of cooler than normal temperatures, especially toward the latter half of the winter, NWS advised.

Drivers, especially ones not on a plow route, should carry a few extra water bottles and nutritional snack bars...

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