Freezing rain advisory issued through Monday

January 24, 2012

A freezing rain advisory, predicting slick roads and icy conditions, has been issued for regions throughout Maryland, including Baltimore City and its surrounding counties, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Sunday.

"Light icing on roadways and elevated surfaces will make traveling hazardous," according to NOAA, which estimates less than a tenth of an inch in accumulation. The alert, issued at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, is expected to remain in effect through Monday morning. It covers Baltimore City and Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and Washington counties.

-Tricia Bishop

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