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Last Map Update: Fri, Feb. 23, 2018 at 4:30:10 pm PST

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Prepare! Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise Before the storm strikes, make sure your home, office and vehicles are stocked with the supplies you might need. Make sure farm animals and pets also have the essentials they will need during a winter storm. Know how to dress for varying degrees of cold weather. Each year, on average, more than 6,000 people are killed and more than 480,000 are injured due to weather-related vehicle crashes. If you need to drive in snow or cold conditions, TAKE IT SLOW IN THE SNOW. Black ice can be difficult to see. If the temperature is near freezing, drive like you’re on ice--you may be! Before you leave the house, especially before a longer trip in winter, make sure all fluid levels are full and ensure that the lights, heater, and windshield wipers in proper condition. Keep your gas tank near full to avoid ice in the tank and fuel lines. Avoid traveling alone. Let someone know your timetable and primary and alternate routes. Then call 511 for the latest traffic and road incidents, including construction and weather conditions and restrictions. Every state offers this Department of Transportation service. Call before you leave, it might change your plans! Fully check and winterize your vehicle before the winter season begins. Carry a Winter Storm Survival Kit that includes the following: Mobile phone, charger, batteries Blankets/sleeping bags Flashlight with extra batteries Firstaid kit Knife High-calorie, non-perishable food Extra clothing to keep dry Large empty can to use as emergency toilet, tissues and paper towels for sanitary purposes Small can and waterproof matches to melt snow for drinking water Sack of sand or cat litter for traction Shovel Windshield scraper and brush Tool kit Tow rope Battery booster cables Water container Candle and matches to provide light and in an emergency, lifesaving heat. Compass and road maps, don't depend on moble devices with limited battery life


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