Rain, sleet and snow followed by bitter cold and blustery winds are making life rough in the Quad Cities.

Any place not well salted is quickly turning into an ice skating rink.

It was a steady stream of customers at Handy True Value Hardware in Rock Island as they stocked up on salt, ice melt and the supplies to battle the slick and slippery mess.

It’s some heavy lifting outside Handy True Value Hardware to avoid falling on the back as shoppers check out the must-have for this latest winter storm.

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