Snow may create slick roadways

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – With wintry weather expected in western New York, roads could be tricky for some drivers. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office said they are prepared to deal with the snow.

Early Wednesday, snowflakes started to fall in the region and make some roads wet.

It’s recommended for drivers to have emergency winter driving kits in their vehicles.

The AAA suggests having:

– Bag of abrasive material (sand, salt, or non-clumping cat litter)
– Small snow shovel
– Snow brush and ice scraper
– Traction mats
– Flashlight with batteries
– Windshield washer fluid
– Gloves or mittens
– Cloth or paper towels
– Booster cables
– Blankets and extra winter clothing (scarf, gloves, hat, boots)
– Warning flares or triangles
– First aid kit
– Cellular phone
– Drinking water and a small food item provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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