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Driving in snow and ice can be dangerous, but walking in the same conditions can be treacherous as well.
When it comes to weather, would you rather be walking in a winter wonderland or soaking in summer's sun?
Almost three years ago, a moderate snowfall blindsided Washington because it fell quickly on congested road, preventing plows from getting through. Frederick experienced a similar phenomena Sunday and commuters could experience the Carmageddon of 2011 all over again Tuesday morning.
It's a common sight in the area today: Trees and shrubs encased in ice, with branches bending from the weight. You may think you're doing the plants a favor by breaking the ice off, but an expert says, "leave it alone."
The Prince George's County Department of Public Works requests that residents park on the even-numbered sides of residential streets, or in their driveways, to make things easier for snowplows.
The weather and traffic gods may are not smiling on the D.C. region.
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