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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued

by ARLnow.com — February 4, 2014 at 9:15 am 1,471 0

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

Forecasters say up to a tenth of an inch of ice could fall between 7:00 tonight and tomorrow morning.

… FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE… FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS… UP TO ONE-TENTH INCH OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING… FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. PRECIPITATION WILL THEN CHANGE TO RAIN WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES… NEAR 30 THIS EVENING RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S LATE TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS… NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS… UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY FROM ICE. TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT DURING THIS TIME.

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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