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Bad weather for Easter weekend travel

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RICHLAND, Wash--  With the Easter holiday weekend just hours away, Benton County Emergency Services have a word of warning--the weather is expected to be bad.

"It's not uncommon to be stuck on the passes for 6-8 hours at a time, and if you are stuck, especially with a family, you want to make sure you're fully prepared because the only thing you can control in an emergency is your preparedness," says Elizabeth Smith with BCES.

Here's a list of things to bring with you if you're traveling this weekend:

Water

 

Non-perishable food

Pet supplies

Chains for Tires

Washer fluid

Shovel

Flares

Flashlight and batteries

Battery powered radio

Extra blankets

Trash bags

Toiletries

Boots, gloves

Rain gear

Cell phone charger

Cash

Games for kids

 

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