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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Montgomery County

Rough weather ahead for Montco.

It might be a good Friday night to stay in.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), at approximately 3:38 p.m. Friday, there is a Freezing Rain Advisory in affect for Montgomery County and surrounding areas.

From 10 p.m. Friday evening to 8 a.m. Saturday morning, area residents are warned for icy and freezing conditions. A previously issued "Winter Weather Advisory" was cancelled. 

The advisory warns of trace ice accumulations as a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain or rain may become all freezing rain overnight.

"Icing wil create hazardous conditions on roadways and sidewalks overnight into Saturday morning," said the advisory.

Temperatures are slated to stay in the low 30s through the evening.

The NWS warns that the weather will likely cause travel difficulties tonight.

"Be prepared for slippery roads," said the advisory. "Slow down and use caution while driving."

For more on the weather conditions, visit http://weather.gov/.

Ruth February 23, 2013 at 12:58 AM
I hope everyone remains safe. Someone I know told me about the advisory. She lives in Allentown.

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