the republic logo

DC area seeing freezing rain, expected to turn to a drizzle in hours

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

WASHINGTON — Residents of the Washington metropolitan region are seeing freezing rain, but it should turn to drizzle in the evening hours.

National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Elliott says sleet and snow changed to freezing rain in the region mid-morning Sunday. Elliott says roads seem to be mostly fine, though ice is accumulating on elevated surfaces, including bridges. Elliott says the heaviest of the freezing rain should be done by early evening, when it's expected to turn into a drizzle.

He says most of the metropolitan area is expected to get a quarter of an inch of ice.

Elliott says it should be dry for the morning commute, but freezing temperatures will remain.

All the latest news surrounding the blizzard of 2015 can be found here.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

All the latest news surrounding the blizzard of 2015 can be found here.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Subjects:

 

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.