YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly

YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly
<!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>With the snowstorm in the Northeast, it may be tempting to start your car and let it heat up to help melt the deep snow covering it and surrounding it. However, if snow is covering the tailpipe to your car, it will cause the carbon monoxide exhaust to back up and fill the car, which is deadly.</p> <p>A man was found dead in Brooklyn yesterday. He had actually cleared the area behind his car, but a passing snowplow blocked it back up again:</p> <p><a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-man-missing-storm-found-dead-car-article-1.2509309">http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-man-missing-storm-found-dead-car-article-1.2509309</a></p> <p>It&#39;s something that might not be obvious because exhaust is typically hot and it seems that it would melt snow with ease… but that is not the case. Stay safe everyone!</p> </div><!– SC_ON –> submitted by
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