Freezing rain advisory issued along Seward, Sterling highways

By Anchorage Daily News/adn.comDecember 20, 2013 

A freezing rain advisory was issued Friday afternoon by the National Weather Service for the Seward and Sterling highways between the Turnagain Pass and Moose Pass.

The advisory, in effect from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday for the for Western Prince William Sound and the Western Kenai Peninsula, predicted snow turning to freezing rain with an ice accumulation of one tenth of an inch.

In Anchorage and the Matanuska Valleys, an inch of snow was forecast for Friday evening with temperatures in the mid 20s possible. After midnight, temps as high as the mid-30s bring the possibility of fog and freezing rain turning to snow later in the day. Up to an inch of snow is forecast for Saturday, the weather service said, with more snow forecast for Sunday.


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