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As the weather begins to get colder, it's important to be prepared for weather related events.

Winter weather driving safety tips:

  • give salt trucks plenty of room - at least 100 ft behind
  • when trucks are plowing, stay behind the last truck in line
  • plan ahead and leave earlier
  • keep warm shoes and clothing in your car
  • use extra caution when driving on bridges and overpasses
  • keep at least a three-car distance from the car in front of you
  • steer and brake more slowly than ususal

Reminder: posted speed limits are only to be followed during ideal weather conditions. Slow down while driving on snow or ice.

Regional snow route map.


water quality

Looking for a school program on water quality education?

The Storm Water Quality Division offers 30 minute - 1 hour programs to educate and inspire students of all ages to take action to keep our water clean. Free informational activities are tailored to the needs of your class, civic group or organization. 

For more information about the Water Quality Education Program call (405) 297-1797.