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1ST LOCAL SNOWFALL LEADS TO SEVERAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

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SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY THERE WERE OVER 20 ACCIDENTS TUESDAY MORNING IN THE METRO AREA BECAUSE OF THE UNEXPECTED SNOW THAT WE RECEIVED.
SGT. TOM GILL SAYS WITH SNOW BACK IN THE FORECAST, IT’S TIME TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR WINTER DRIVING SKILLS:

ICY2 OC………ON THE ICE. :11

GILL SAYS SINCE THE SNOW WAS NOT EXPECTED, IT CAUGHT EVERYONE BY SURPRISE ON THEIR MORNING COMMUTE:

ICY3 OC……..BE CAUTIOUS. :23

AT LEAST THREE CARS ENDED UP IN THE DITCH ALONG INTERSTATE 29 OR HIGHWAY 20 FROM SLIDING OFF THE HIGHWAY DUE TO ICE.

UPDATED 4:55 P.M. 11/15/22

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THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE SEASON IN SIOUX CITY CAUSED ICY ROAD CONDITIONS ACROSS THE METRO AREA THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING.

SGT. TOM GILL OF THE SIOUX CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS OFFICERS RESPONDED TO SEVERAL ACCIDENTS:

ICY1 OC………..AS WE SPEAK. :12

SGT. GILL REMINDS DRIVERS TO SLOW DOWN AND BE CAREFUL HEADING DOWN STEEP HILLS.

CITY AND STATE ROAD CREWS HAVE BEEN OUT SPREADING SAND AND SALT, DEALING WITH THE ICY STREETS AND HIGHWAYS.