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Saskatoon commuters should prepare for slick travel conditions

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Saskatoon drivers can expect icy road conditions starting Thursday evening
As temperatures begin to drop in Saskatoon beginning Thursday evening, motorists should practice caution while driving as melted snow and rain will freeze over. City snow crews will be operating overnight with 13 sanders spreading de-icing material on highly-travelled areas – Jan 26, 2023

A mixture of rain and warm temperatures will be creating some dicey road conditions for Saskatoon commuters Thursday evening.

Saskatoon streets are expected to get slippery as the temperatures start to drop, freezing over the rain and melted snow.

City snow crews, including 13 sanders were out spreading de-icing materials overnight and 14 sanders continued into the morning focusing on highly travelled streets, intersections and bridges.

Thursday afternoon, the Saskatchewan RCMP said they had received 43 reports of weather-related traffic issues including collisions, as well as vehicles and semis stuck in ditches.

Drivers should use extreme caution over the next few days and adjust their driving habits for road conditions.

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