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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for D.C.

by Andrea Swalec — March 25, 2015 at 8:20 am 0

Rain, umbrellas near the Eastern Market Metro station, March 20, 2015(Updated at 10:15 a.m.) Pack your umbrella and look out for slick roads and sidewalks.

A freezing rain advisory was in effect for the District early this morning, and then was lifted for the immediate metro area. The National Weather Service predicted the area will get light freezing rain and trace accumulations of ice before noon today. The freezing drizzle is expected to turn into rain this afternoon.

An official alert issued by the city early this morning advised locals to plan for potentially hazardous travel.

Temperatures are expected to drop to a low of 47 degrees tonight, and then jump to a high of 74 degrees Thursday. There’s a chance of showers until Saturday, which the forecast says will be mostly sunny.

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