Thank You for writing into AskPatty! To address your concern; I recommend that you take a read at this website article. http://www.hybridcars.com/news/hybrid-drivers-cope-snow-and-ice-26280.html
You can also review this website; http://www.consumersearch.com/snow-tires after you ensure your tire size and rating.
Hope these resource help in making a more informed decision!
A. J. Valle
〉 Answered on Sep 12th, 2011 by Amanda J. Pierce, MBA "AJ", Certified Mechanic, Project Coordinator; Primavera Scheduler at VIGOR Alaska Industrial Shipyard & BizzM3ch Solutions
I would recommend starting with either the Michelin Alpines or hybrid blizak snow tires.
The Curry Team
〉 Answered on Sep 12th, 2011 by Judy Curry, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing at Currys Auto Service