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Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns. 

Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow and slush from Thursday's storm into black ice, according to the statement. Freezing fog will also cause a light coating of ice on the roadways. 

"This will make for potentially hazardous travel into the Friday morning rush hour...especially on secondary and neighborhood roads...and bridges and overpasses," the advisory states. 

"If you encounter an icy patch...release the accelerator...and pump...