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Winter weather has struck twice now, bringing rough weather conditions to drive in. The DeWitt County Emergency Management Agency has tips on how to prepare for the cold.


Winter weather can include some high winds, rain, ice storms, and heavy snow. An excellent place to start preparing for is with your car says Interim DCEMA Coordinator Christine Hasler.

If you are going to be traveling a far distance, Hasler mentioned checking on the routes you might take.

Keeping a full tank or having an extra phone charger are some other items you may need. 

You can also go to ready.gov or getting around illinois.com to help find out routes and weather conditions of ways that you make be taking. 

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