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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued

by ARLnow.com | January 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 921 views | No Comments

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for Arlington and the surrounding region.

Forecasters say a period of freezing rain is likely Friday morning. That could make for a hazardous morning commute. From NWS:

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN A TENTH INCH.

* TIMING…BEGINNING PREDAWN…ENDING BY MID MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30.

* WINDS…NORTH 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS…UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BE ICY AND SLIPPERY… PARTICULARLY DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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