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January rain: Slippery, sloppy day

A car throws up walls of water as it drives through a large puddle covering the roadway at the intersection of Arctic Blvd. and Raspberry Road on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Frank Stevens shovels snow off the top of his motor home as it rains on Friday, January 17, 2014 in Eagle River. "It's getting heavy," he said of the saturated snow. He had recently repaired the roof, and did not want additional problems.
Erik Hill
The traffic lane on 6th Avenue next to the FBI Building is blocked off in downtown Anchorage after high winds busted several windows in the building on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
ERIK HILL / Anchorage Daily News Gusts of wind blast banners attached to the pedestrian overpass above Eagle River Loop Road on Friday, January 17, 2014, near Hidden Falls Avenue in Eagle River.
Erik Hill
A sand truck makes its way up Ingra Street early Friday morning after it had been closed because six semis had been unable to make it up the hill. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday, January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Traffic begins to flow again up the Ingra hill towards 15th Avenue after the road was sanded. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Traffic on A Street moved slowly but steadily after freezing rain made the morning commute rough for many on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Jennifer Schmid (in pink) and a bicycle commuter try to push a car off a berm Friday morning after it slid on the rain-slickened ice at the corner of Gambell and 15th Friday morning. The car was too stuck to push off. Later William Wittey and another good samaritan pulled the car off the berm with a tow strap and a pickup truck. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Northbound motorists encounter standing water on Muldoon Road as it continues to rain Friday afternoon, January 17, 2014, at Boundary Avenue.
Erik Hill
A car throws up walls of water as it drives through a large puddle covering the roadway at the intersection of Arctic Blvd. and Raspberry Road on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Frank Stevens shovels snow off the top of his motor home as it rains on Friday, January 17, 2014 in Eagle River. "It's getting heavy," he said of the saturated snow. He had recently repaired the roof, and did not want additional problems.
Erik Hill
The traffic lane on 6th Avenue next to the FBI Building is blocked off in downtown Anchorage after high winds busted several windows in the building on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
ERIK HILL / Anchorage Daily News Gusts of wind blast banners attached to the pedestrian overpass above Eagle River Loop Road on Friday, January 17, 2014, near Hidden Falls Avenue in Eagle River.
Erik Hill
A sand truck makes its way up Ingra Street early Friday morning after it had been closed because six semis had been unable to make it up the hill. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday, January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Traffic begins to flow again up the Ingra hill towards 15th Avenue after the road was sanded. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Traffic on A Street moved slowly but steadily after freezing rain made the morning commute rough for many on Friday, January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Jennifer Schmid (in pink) and a bicycle commuter try to push a car off a berm Friday morning after it slid on the rain-slickened ice at the corner of Gambell and 15th Friday morning. The car was too stuck to push off. Later William Wittey and another good samaritan pulled the car off the berm with a tow strap and a pickup truck. Freezing rain made for a complicated morning drive time for many Friday January 17, 2014.
Anne Raup
Northbound motorists encounter standing water on Muldoon Road as it continues to rain Friday afternoon, January 17, 2014, at Boundary Avenue.
Erik Hill
Craig Medred