Freezing Rain May Impact Thursday AM Commute in Worcester

by | Feb 6, 2019 | Headlines, News

Freezing Rain May Impact Thursday AM Commute in Worcester 1

WORCESTER – The National Weather Service [NWS] is warning residents in Worcester and other cities and towns in the area that Thursday morning’s commute may be treacherous due to periods of freezing rain.

According to NWS, a winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 PM tonight -Wed., Feb. 6 – into the following morning. The forecast calls for freezing rain that could accumulate to one-tenths of an inch to two-tenths of an inch of ice when the rain stops. Roads are expected to be slippery and all travel beginning tonight into tomorrow morning’s commute may be difficult.

Be sure to check out TWIW’s 36-hour Weather Report here.

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]