MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Christmas Eve snowstorm is making driving conditions hazardous in the Garrett County mountains.

Police put a snow emergency plan into effect late Tuesday morning. The notice means parking is prohibited on designated highways in the county, including Interstate 68.

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State police in McHenry say the weather is a factor in a couple of minor accidents.

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The National Weather Service predicts 1 to 3 inches of snow in Garrett County Tuesday afternoon. Another half-inch is possible overnight.

The weather service says Cumberland and Hagerstown could get up to a half-inch of Christmas Eve snow.

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