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SLOW DOWN! Widespread Snow & Ice Cause Many Accidents & Slide-offs

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KHQ - Snow and slippery roads causing multiple problems this morning. There have been numerous crashes reported.

PROBLEM AREAS:
Roads on the South Hill are very slick and slow going.
Highway 395 has multiple slide offs at Hatch Rd.
Highway 291 toward Tum Tum
Nine Mile
Five Mile
Bigelow area
Mead
Colbert
Chattaroy
Francis and Dricscoll
Numerous Accidents along I-90

Tweets From Teresa Fuller:

"Snow is starting to melt in town but the side streets & outlying areas are still very slick so watch your speed & following distance"

"Collisions on US 395 SB at MP 175 Four miles south of Deer Park. Lanes are blocked & motorists can expect long delay"

"SR 291 BIG SANDY has reopened use caution as troopers and tow trucks are still working in the area."

"Lots of vehicles stuck right now southbound 395 on the Wandermere Hill might want to avoid that."

"Too many collisions to tweet!! Take it easy as you come in, roads are getting VERY slick!"

Tweet From NWS Spokane:

"Numerous accidents reported along I-90 through the Spokane area as well as west into Lincoln county and Hwy 291 north of Spokane from..."

Tweet From Katie Steiner:

"Just talked to Spokane Public Schools...some bus routes are delayed. Kids will walk in 15 mins-hour late. School not delayed."

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