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Icy driving conditions after winter storm

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- Even though the brunt of Sunday night's storm is over, police are warning drivers about icy roads. 

Lieutenant Tim Williams with Mishawaka Police says the most important thing to remember is to slow down.  

"Winter weather is here so we need you to all slow down," says Williams. 

He says after Sunday night's big storm he received numerous reports of slide-offs. 

Williams says those are preventable by just watching your speed. 

Another good piece of advice is to remember you can't see black ice and when the temperatures drop into the teens after a major snow storm, there's bound to be a lot of that on the roads.

"Take your speed and multiply that by at least 4 because its not like stopping on a normal dry road," says Williams. 

The Lieutenant added that another major concern is distracted driving. He says the roads are bad enough and it makes driving even more dangerous if you pick up your phone behind the wheel. 

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