Weather Service: Light snow overnight, cold could leave roads slippery morning

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The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement, advising drivers on the potential for slippery roads Monday morning.

"A light coating of snow fell in many locations late last evening and earlier this morning," the Weather Service says. "While the light snow has ended...patchy ground fog has developed across portions of the region. Temperatures well below freezing may allow for this fog to freeze on untreated roadways.

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The National Weather Service tweeted a radar image Sunday night showing snow showers moving across Southern New England.
The National Weather Service tweeted a radar image Sunday night showing snow showers moving across Southern New England.

"Motorists should drive with extra caution early this morning and be prepared for slippery travel along with areas of black ice," the Weather Service says.

The temperature in Providence was 25 degrees shortly before 6 a.m.

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