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January 10, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Icy roads expected throughout Western Washington tonight, tomorrow

If you can’t avoid driving around Western Washington tonight and tomorrow morning, make sure you’re driving as slowly and as carefully as you can. Although not much more precipitation is expected tonight and early Friday morning, freezing temperatures at sea level and above could turn any remaining moisture on the roads into ice, according to National…

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March 5, 2012 at 9:53 PM

WSDOT warns of black ice for morning commute

Commuters should be extra careful Tuesday morning. The Washington State Department of Transportation warns that weather conditions are right for black ice to form on roads. Of particular danger will be bridges, ramps and overpasses, which are likely to freeze before other roadways. WSDOT says it will be pretreating lowland roads for ice, and it will plow…

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