Washington State Patrol reminds people to slow down in poor road conditions |
Washington State Patrol reminds people to slow down in poor road conditions |

Source: Google News

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in freezing fog.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon. In
Washington, Yakima Valley and Lower Columbia Basin of
Washington.

* WHEN...Until noon PST today.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility
and potential frost on bridges.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Dense freezing fog will be mostly be in
the higher elevations in the advisory area such as the Horse
Heaven Hills, and the higher terrain surrounding the Yakima
Valley, in the Lower Columbia Basin and the foothills of the
Blue Mountains. However, some lower elevation locations may
also have dense freezing fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of
distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks
causing slippery roads.

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