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More Snow Creating Slick Roads

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TRI-CITIES, Wash. - Slick road conditions have drivers slowing down or sliding around in the Tri-Cities.

Department of Transportation workers are bringing out the heavy artillery to tackle the state roads for the next snow storm to hit Wednesday night through Thursday morning.  The temperature is too low for salt or other chemicals to work so trucks are fully loaded with sand only.  DOT workers say sand should serve as a way for drivers to have better traction. 

Parts of residential areas that still haven't been plowed from earlier storms will soon have another several inches on top of the layer of ice by the morning hours.  Drivers are asked to allow extra time in the morning and be extra cautious on the roads.