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3:11 PM Sun, Jan. 20th

Next storm is coming; follow these tips from PV Police

(Courier file photo)

(Courier file photo)

Another storm is on its way to much of northern and central Arizona this weekend, according to the National weather Service, and the higher elevations are expected to have significant snowfall that will create dangerous travel conditions by Saturday night.

Over New Year’s Eve into New Year’s Day, Prescott Valley Police responded to 23 vehicle collisions and numerous other vehicles slid off the roadways, according to a news release.

As a result, the Prescott Valley Police Department recommends the following tips to help keep motorists safe: stay home; check road and weather conditions at az511.com or dial 5-1-1 before heading out; inspect your vehicle; carry enough critical supplies to last 24 hours such as prescription medications, water, food and diapers supplies for young children, warm clothing, shoes and blankets; drive slow and leave more distance between vehicles; go easy on the gas and brake pedals; and, if feeling unsafe while driving, pull over and completely off the roadway, preferably into a parking lot.

The Prescott Valley Police Department reminds everyone to buckle up because it could save lives.

For information, call 928-772-9267 for non-emergencies, or 911 for emergencies.

Information provided by the Prescott Valley Police Department.