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Flood Warning, High Wind Warning & Wind Advisory

Flood warning remains in effect for Wyoming, & Genesee Counties through 4:15pm Today. High Wind Warning in effect from 1pm Today through 4am Tuesday in Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, & Wyoming Counties. Wind advisory in Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, & Yates Counties from 1pm Today through 4am Tuesday.

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Ask a Pro - Jims Service Center - What should I do to make sure my vehicle is winter ready?

What should I do to make sure my vehicle is winter ready?

First we would recommend having a tune-up, oil change, and fluid check done before the cold weather hits.  Next we would recommend checking the tread on your tires.  Icy roads will play dangerous tricks on any vehicle riding on tires with less than 4/16-inch of tread. Monitor your tire tread with a tread depth indicator and make sure your tires are properly balanced.  Don't have a tread depth indicator lying around?  Grab a penny.  If the tread on the tire doesn't reach the top of Lincoln's head, then you need new tires!  Another tip, wash the car's body once a week and have the engine steamed and the underside of the car washed twice during the winter to keep salt, grit and other corrosive elements off your car. This will help keep the body of your car like new and help keep your car's resale value high.
 

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