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Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of southwest, Central Virginia

Freezing rain develops late tonight

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ROANOKE, Va. – A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect at 9 p.m. Thursday for areas north of highway 460. Rain will change to freezing rain, especially in these areas.

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While a few slick spots will be possible for the morning commute Friday, widespread icy travel is not anticipated.

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Elevated surfaces such as trees and cars will be the most susceptible to light icing. Sidewalks and untreated, less-traveled side streets could also develop slick spots. Main roads and interstaes, especially in the lower elevations should not have too many problems. 

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Sidewalks and untreated, less-traveled side streets could also develop slick spots. Main roads and interstaes, especially in the lower elevations should not have too many problems. 

A bigger system arrives for Sunday and parts of the region could see snow before a blast of Arctic air arrives.


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