Mixed Precipitation Freezes Windshields and Roads in Eastern Washington

The National Weather Service (NWS) warned of difficult travel conditions across eastern Washington as a winter weather advisory was issued for nearby regions on Wednesday, January 5.

Footage filmed by the Washington State Patrol District 3’s public information officer shows an icy windshield on Wednesday morning due to freezing rain in the Tri-Cities, he said.

“If the roadway is wet on your commute this morning, watch out for frozen ice,” he wrote in a tweet. “It is one of the most dangerous driving conditions to be in!”

Mixed precipitation with ice accumulations and up to four inches of snowfall was forecast for parts of Oregon and Washington into Thursday, the NWS said. Credit: @wspd3pio via Storyful

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