Freezing drizzle to affect Minnesota roads Wednesday

December 12, 2018 09:04 AM

Drivers throughout Minnesota might want to plan for slower commutes throughout the day Wednesday as the result of freezing drizzle.

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement, alerting Minnesotans of freezing drizzle across portions of eastern and southern Minnesota.

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The alert affected the following counties:

Anoka, Benton, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Kanabec, Le Sueur, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Nicollet, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Steele, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan and Wright.

Meanwhile, Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said slick roads were a concern in southeastern portions of the metro. Barlow said freezing mist was causing slick spots.

Drivers are advised to use extreme caution, particularly on bridges, overpasses and curves in roads.

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