Update: National Weather Service extends freezing rain advisory for South Jersey

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Drivers headed away from the Jersey Shore may want to keep in mind that the National Weather Service has extended its freezing rain advisory./NWS Drivers headed away from the Jersey Shore may want to keep in mind that the National Weather Service has extended its freezing rain advisory./NWS Drivers headed away from the Jersey Shore may want to keep in mind that the National Weather Service has extended its freezing rain advisory.

 The freezing rain advisory will now end at noon in the western portions of Atlantic County and at 1 p.m. everywhere else in the state, according to a posting published by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center.

 A period of freezing rain and sleet created a coating of ice, the National Weather Service said in its advisory.

“The ground is cold. Therefore, motorists are urged to exercise caution for black ice, especially on bridges and overpasses,” the Weather Service said.

Temperatures are expected to rise later this afternoon when the advisory expires, the National Weather Service said.


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