Freezing Rain May Affect Travel in Parts of North Dakota This Evening
According to the National Weather Service, freezing rain in parts of North Dakota may make for slippery roads and hazardous driving conditions.
The NWS released the following statement regarding the possible weather conditions we may see this evening:
LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST TO ENTER SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON... AROUND 3 PM MST. THIS PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO START OUT AS RAIN. AS TEMPERATURES FALL THROUGH THE EVENING AND PRECIPITATION SPREADS INTO SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA... A MIX OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS POSSIBLE. LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED ARE GENERALLY BETWEEN NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY 200 AND THE SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER. ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINIMAL. HOWEVER... ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK IN SPOTS... INCLUDING INTERSTATE 94 BETWEEN THE MONTANA BORDER AND BISMARCK. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
For more on this and other hazardous weather, visit the National Weather Service Bismarck HERE.