Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Parts of Connecticut - NBC Connecticut

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Parts of Connecticut

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Monday, Dec. 26, 2016)

    A warm front will trigger light precipitation across Connecticut this evening.

    While most spots will be above freezing, some valleys in Hartford and Litchfield Counties could be below freezing as the spotty rain arrives.

    The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for parts of northern Connecticut on Monday.

    Drivers should use extreme caution and be aware of the temperature and weather conditions this afternoon and evening.

    It only takes a couple of minutes of freezing rain to create dangerous patches of ice on untreated surfaces.

    Freezing rain is simply liquid rain that freezes on contact with a frozen surface.

    Temperatures will rise throughout the night, ending the threat of freezing rain.

    Spotty showers continue Tuesday morning with temperatures in the 40s and even reaching into the 50s. The rain will begin to clear out Tuesday afternoon.

    The next threat for wintry weather will be on Thursday.

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