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Minnesota Winter Weather Tips

Veteran Minnesota Winter Tips
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If you're from Minnesota, you are no stranger to the cold weather and frozen roads. However, even the most efficient Minnesotan should be up to date on winter weather tips.

  1. Always keep a emergency car kit in your car. The roads are slippery and having signs up to direct traffic helps keep driver aware that your stranded.
  2. If you can afford it, purchase a portable car jumper. Not only will it give you assurance that you will have a way to jump your car if no one is around; it will give you the opportunity to help others as well.
  3. Winter Clothes Kit: I like to keep an extra blanket, clothes & sweater jacket in the car for my daughter.
  4. Keep Kitty Litter in your car. Yes, that's right Kitty litter. It helps give you traction if you get stuck.
  5. Shovel: Keep a mini shovel in the car. You never know when you might get stuck or plowed in. With a mini shovel you will be out in no time.

If somehow, all of these steps are just too much for you, there is always the ever dependable AAA.com