Get prepared for winter weather


With five to seven inches of snow expected to hit the Quad Cities tonight, make sure your car is prepared if you have to be on the road tonight.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says these are the top items to keep in your car during severe winter weather: 

  • Jumper cables
  • Windshield washer fluid
  • First aid kit 
  • Ice scraper 
  • Shovel
  • Traction material
  • Blanket
  • Car charger
  • Reflectors/flares
  • Non-perishable food 
  • Bottled water

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