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Freezing Rain Possible; No Travel Problems Expected in the Triangle

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RALEIGH — The Triangle area is under a winter weatheradvisory until noon, with some freezing rain possible on trees and powerlines. But WRAL-TV5 meteorologists don't expect any travel problems, withthe exception of some slick patches on bridges.

Areas north and west of the Triangle are under a winter storm warninguntil noon, including Person and Caswell counties along the North Carolinaborder.

A few school delays have been reported in Caswell County, but none havebeen reported as of 6:30 a.m. in the rest of the WRAL viewing area.

At 6 a.m., only light rain was falling in Raleigh, and the temperaturewas34 degrees at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. If the rain becomesheavier, the temperature could fall,allowing freezing to occur on some surfaces.

Meteorologist Mike Maze said recent warm temperatures should keep rainfrom freezing on roadways.


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