With a storm coming this weekend, it’s important to know how to prepare for the worst. There have already been several accidents reported.

Chippewa County Weather Warning 

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As of Wednesday morning, the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is advising people to limit or avoid travel if at all possible

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Winter warning issued by Sheriff's office

The sheriff’s office says that if you must travel, make sure you have a full tank of gas and an emergency kit with you

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How do I stay safe during a storm?

Plan your route in advance and carry an emergency kit in your vehicle that includes blankets, food, water, first-aid kit, flares and a shovel.

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Wear layers of loose-fitting, light-weight clothing

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How to drive in Winters?

Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in some areas. If you must travel, be prepared for winter conditions and carry tire chains and a shovel.

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Warning of heavy winter storms

The storm is expected to bring heavy snowfall and strong winds, which could make driving conditions very dangerous.

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Pack an emergency kit with food, water, blankets, and a first-aid kit

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Do monitor the local news and weather reports for updates on the storm

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Do not attempt to travel if the roads are flooded or blocked by debris

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