Slick road conditions still possible

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV)- Although snow and rain are out of Tuesday's forecast, the roads are still slick and potentially dangerous.

The warmer temperatures are preventing snow and ice, but slush and excess water made for a messy morning commute. Hydroplaning and sliding are major concerns with these conditions.

Snow plows and salt trucks are continuing to treat the roads as a precaution. However, some drivers say they are still hesitant to be on the roads.

"The main roads are nice and well-treated, but the side roads are kind of iffy," said Carol McKisic, a Clarksburg resident. "I slid twice, once in North View on my street and once in town. The side streets, they are not treated very well."

Carol, along with other drivers, says overall she is glad the roads are not as dangerous as they were Monday.

AAA recommends drivers proceed with extra caution when the roads are wet or icy. Safety tips include: do not use cruise control with slippery conditions, ensure your tires are properly inflated, keep your gas tank at least half full to avoid gas line freeze-up, and avoid using your parking brake in cold, rainy and snowy weather if possible.