Winter Weather Advisory: A messy travel weekend lies ahead

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the News Now Warsaw listening area beginning at 4 p.m. this afternoon and lasting through 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18.

Snow will develop by late Friday afternoon and continue through early Saturday morning before mixing with or changing to sleet and freezing rain, according to the National Weather Service.

Roads tonight will be slick and hazardous. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

1 to 2 inches of snow, along with minor ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch are possible, the National Weather Service stated.

A period of moderated to possibly heavy snow is also expected Saturday night as arctic air wraps back into the area. Flash freeze conditions are expected Saturday night making driving treacherous.

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