|Icy road conditions have caused a number of accidents across the Tri-State/via WCPO|
Rainy conditions mixed with below freezing temperatures have led to hazardous driving conditions throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky early Saturday morning.
A number of hazardous roadways have been identified across the region, including Columbia Parkway and along I-275 in Campbell County.
The National Weather Service issued this special alert just before 6:00 a.m.:
SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...
SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF THE REGION THIS MORNING. IN MOST LOCATIONS...TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED TO ABOVE FREEZING.
HOWEVER...ROAD SURFACES MAY LAG IN THEIR TEMPERATURE RECOVERY AND THIS RAIN COULD FREEZE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME BEFORE DAYBREAK. THE FREEZING RAIN THREAT WILL SIGNIFICANTLY DIMINISH BY DAYBREAK.
IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING THIS MORNING...BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF SLICK ROADWAYS.
According to WCPO, Cincinnati Police have recommended staying off the roads until temperatures rise above freezing.