holiday travel http://kplu.org en Heavy snow falling in mountains; tips for safe holiday travel http://kplu.org/post/heavy-snow-falling-mountains-tips-safe-holiday-travel <p>Forecasters say the latest storm moving across Washington will leave up to 2 feet of new snow in the Cascades by Thursday morning.</p><p>Travelers planning on heading across the mountain passes this weekend should plan accordingly. <a href="http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/passes/default.aspx" target="_blank">Traction tires or chains are being advised</a>, and in some cases may be required.&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/winter" target="_blank">WSDOT&nbsp;offers these tips </a>to protect yourself and your passengers while driving in snowy/icy conditions:&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:18:28 +0000 KPLU & The Associated Press 7413 at http://kplu.org Heavy snow falling in mountains; tips for safe holiday travel Traffic help for the holidays http://kplu.org/post/traffic-help-holidays <p>As we all know, during a holiday weekend we have to prepare for more traffic.&nbsp;</p><p>To help plan your weekend driving, The <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/News/2011/12/21_chirstmastravel2011.htm">State Department of Transportation has released a report </a>on the worst predicted travel times. For the most part, traffic should be the heaviest today and Monday, when people will probably leave or come home from their holiday celebrations.</p><p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:45:34 +0000 Amelia Greim 3537 at http://kplu.org Traffic help for the holidays