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Freezing Rain Advisory in effect until tomorrow at 10 a.m.

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A wet storm system is working its way over our area right now and could provide us with many different types of precipitation.

Depending on the temperatures at the time moisture starts to fall it could be either snow, rain/snow mix, or freezing rain. And with so many people still traveling over this Thanksgiving weekend, freezing rain could cause problems on the roads.

Here is the latest information on the freezing rain advisory, direct from the National Weather Service. 

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES


* ICE ACCUMULATIONS: ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH
  ARE EXPECTED IN THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON.

* TIMING: LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MIXED WITH
  SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING. THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR
  FREEZING RAIN WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS WARMER AIR
  ALOFT SPREADS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON. PRECIPITATION WILL
  GRADUALLY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW OR A MIXTURE OF SNOW...SLEET AND RAIN ON
  SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: HOLIDAY TRAVELERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLICK ROAD
  CONDITIONS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 82 AND HIGHWAYS 240 AND
  395. WALKING ON SIDEWALKS AND OTHER SURFACES WILL ALSO BE
  HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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