You can already feel a touch of crisp in the air but have no fear, plenty of time for us all to get prepared for 2021's snowfall.

It's not a bad idea to get ahead and buy your deicer and even begin collecting your emergency items for your trunk. Along with your reusable shopping bags. I totally forgot when I ran to the store yesterday and they still haven't fully enacted the .08 charge per single-use plastic or paper bags, but it's coming people.

Emergency Trunk Kit

  • water
  • blanket
  • flashlight
  • batteries
  • matches
  • solar charger
  • tool kit
  • reflective triangles to make you and your vehicle more visible
  • jumper cables

What About Them Studs?

Also, if this is the year you've started planning ahead, put aside a little cash if you know you'll be getting your tires winterized. Last year was my first driving around in a bug and I've noticed her tires are getting a touch slick. Better safe than sorry. If you were curious about Washington State you can put your studs on beginning November 1st and they need to come off by March 31st, 2022.

Tell Me About the Snow!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, fingers crossed we have a white one. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac

The coldest periods will be in early to mid-December, late January, and late February. Snowfall will be near normal, with the snowiest periods in early and late December, late January, and late February.

Looks promising and fingers crossed everyone stays safe and warm once it arrives.

Snow Around the Yakima Valley

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