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Freezing rain expected today in Anchorage, Mat-Su

  • Author: Laurel Andrews
  • Updated: December 7, 2017
  • Published December 6, 2017

Freezing rain was expected in parts of Southcentral Alaska on Thursday, creating potentially difficult travel conditions in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Anchorage, the National Weather Service said.

winter weather advisory was issued for 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday warning of intermittent freezing rain throughout the day.

"Some areas may warm above freezing, though side roads will likely remain hazardous," the National Weather Service wrote.

"The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute," the agency wrote.

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