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Refreeze could bring dangerous road conditions

Rain and snow have tapered off around the D.C. area, but another threat presents itself with potentially icy conditions and below-freezing temperatures Tuesday night into early Wednesday. Keep an eye on the changing road conditions, and check WTOP's traffic live blog for updates.

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