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Freezing Rain

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WASHINGTON - Winter weather is on the way and people can expect freezing rain in the near future. 

The freezing precipitation can cause serious accidents because of the slick conditions it creates.

Police said they are ready to deal with a lot of accidents if the roads get slick.

Pasco Police Officer Tom Ninemire said, "Everyone is in a hurry to get to where they want to go and that's the problem, they can't stop at the intersection and they hit the curb or someone else."

Police recommend studded tires to help combat the slick roads and encourage people to stay off the roads when freezing rain hits.