Damaged trees from a storm that packed wet, heavy snow on portions of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. This tree couldn't be saved and had to be removed.
Associated Press, 2011
Don't be in a rush to repair or replace snow-or ice-covered trees, as most will spring back after a thaw, like these weighted-down trees that did not suffer any lasting damage.
Associated Press, 2008
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Even the sturdiest-looking trees can be brought down by high winds, heavy snow and ice, but there are ways you can limit the damage. Here are some storm-proofing suggestions that will pay off over time.