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Snowfall Causing Problems On the Roadways

Snow is falling across the Tri-Cities and Yakima and several accidents have been reported.

Interstate 82 Westbound became backed up for miles after a fatal car accident.  Drivers were also sliding off of the roads in the lower valley. 

The Washington State Patrol says people just aren't slowing down, even though the roadways are icy.

The Department of Transportation had to close Interstate 90 in several places including near Cle Elum, Easton, and North Bend because of the ammount of accidents happening.

Drivers are reminded that turning your headlights on are important as snowfall decreases visability even during the day and to slow down.