However, officials say the bigger priority should be clearing utility vents and air intakes.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue said they have been seeing an increase in carbon monoxide alarm alerts with the buildup of snow. High snow drifts are blocking these vents and creating an buildup of carbon monoxide inside homes. More here.
Baltimore officials have lifted an emergency travel ban for the snow-smothered city, but some restrictions remain in place.
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said in a news release that the so-called Phase III ban was lifted at 6 a.m. Sunday. The ban had prohibited all travel in the city except for emergency vehicles. Officials urged residents who didn’t need to go out to still stay off the roads. More here.