Sunday, February 10, 2013 … Freezing rain advisory in effect from 3 am to 10 am est monday…the national weather service in mount holly has issued a freezing rain advisory… Which is in effect from 3 am to 10 am est monday.

Locations

The philadelphia far northwest suburbs and berks county north through the lehigh valley and southern poconos in pennsylvania and all of northwest and the western raritan river basin in new jersey.

Hazard types

Freezing rain.

Ice accumulations

Up to one tenth of an inch ice accumulation likely on exposed surfaces.

Timing

Freezing rain should overspread the area from west to east between 3 am and 6 am monday morning. As warmer air moves in at the surface, the freezing rain should change to rain in most areas between 8 am and 10 am monday morning. The change to plain rain will take the longest in the Poconos and far northwest New Jersey.

Impacts

Untreated roadways, especially bridges and overpasses will become extremely slippery. Expect longer commuting times during the morning rush.

Winds

Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

Temperatures

Starting around 30 degrees and rising to the mid 30s around the middle of monday morning.

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. Give yourself extra braking distance while traveling