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Winter Weather Advisory: Snow Turns to Freezing Rain Friday in N.H.

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A winter weather advisory in effect for New Hampshire on Friday calls for early morning snow to change to sleet and freezing rain by midday.

The National Weather Service forecast warns of a slippery, possibly dangerous morning commute in the Granite State.

N.H. DOT reports a number of early morning accidents on I-89 in Hopkinton and in Concord, and on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack.

A warm front will move into the region, turning the precipitation into rain by the afternoon. The rain will continue Friday night.

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Light snow and ice accumulation is expected Friday for parts of central, southern, and northern New Hampshire. The weather service reports that accumulation projections of half an inch to upward of 2 inches in higher elevations. The advisory is in effect Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The sun will be out Saturday and Sunday. And New Year's Eve on Monday will be mostly sunny, according to the New Hampshire forecast.

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