Saturday, December 15, 2007

Snow-Lover's Dream, But a Travel Nightmare

12:52 a.m.

Areas close to interstate 70 will have a mixture of sleet and snow develop and even some freezing rain possible for a time on Saturday. So even though the worst of the storm will be Saturday night. Travel will be tough even during the day for folks heading toward Indianapolis. Make sure to travel with a cell phone and also have a winter safety kit with you.

Here is a link to the Indiana State police with the latest travel conditions:

Here is an important link to Illinois road conditons:

Items in your winter survival kit should include:

Cell phone
Portable charger and extra batteries
Shovel & Windshield scraper
Battery-powered radio (and extra batteries)
Flashlight (and extra batteries)
Water & Snack food
Extra hats, coats, mittens, blankets
Chains or rope Tire chains
Canned compressed air with sealant (emergency tire repair)
Road salt or kitty litter and sand
Booster cables Emergency flaresBright colored flag;help signs
First aid kit & Tool kit Road maps
Waterproof matches and a can (to melt snow for water)
Paper towels

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