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Yesterday's snow creates slick morning commute

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Monday night's surprise blanket of snow was pretty and unexpected, but the concern for commuters on Tuesday morning was that the precipitation would create a treacherous drive.

Small amounts of snow stuck in some places on Monday, including Alexandria. (Photo: Russ Jowell)

The falling flakes created a dicey drive home and unwanted delays for thousands during Monday night's rush hour.

PHOTOS: Snow flurries flutter across D.C.

For commuter Antoine Greene, his typical 20-minute drive home tripled.

"Everybody was going about 10 miles per hour, so it took me an hour to get to Chantilly," Greene said.

Salt trucks and plows hit the road early to try and ease the worries of drivers who feared that wet snow would turn into slick spots and black ice.

For the latest on our forecast, check out ABC7's weather page.

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