Temperatures drop overnight, leading to freezing rain Wed morning
Updated On: Feb 18 2014 10:00:16 PM CST
A freezing rain advisory is in effect for our area Wednesday morning.
Generally light rain is expected to arrive Wednesday morning.
Surface temperatures overnight Tuesday will easily drop into the teens.
If the rain arrives early enough, the rain would freeze on some surfaces, especially untreated surfaces, resulting in icy conditions.
If the rain holds off until 10 or 11 a.m., when surface temperatures are expected to rise to or above 32 degrees, then the risk of freezing rain is greatly diminished.
So, timing of the arrival will be key.
The earlier it arrives, the greater the risk for a period of freezing rain Wednesday morning.
Highs on Wednesday should reach the upper 30s.
Thursday looks quiet with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the middle 40s.
There can be areas of fog the next couple of days as well.
Some additional rain is likely Thursday night and Friday with dense fog.
Copyright 2014 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Berks man dies in accident after hitting tree, overturning vehicle
Berks man charged in theft of millions in public money
Woman killed, 2 others injured in crash that closed Pa. Turnpike
Deadly pedestrian accident investigated as hit-and-run, police say
Allentown teacher dies in motorcycle accident
Phillipsburg band teacher arrested, charged for taping student
Womelsdorf man struck, killed trying to cross Route 422
PPL proposes new 725-mile regional transmission line
Carjackers' plan fails when gun falls apart, police say
Traffic flagger struck by vehicle, killed in Schuylkill County