Freezing rain advisory cancelled

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The National Weather Service has cancelled the freezing rain advisory that was issued for counties north of Indianapolis on Sunday afternoon. Temperatures have risen above freezing. 

Temperatures are expected to continue a slow rise Sunday afternoon and evening as warmer air moves into the area.

The counties where the advisory was cancelled include Carroll,  Warren, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Fountain, Tipton and Vermillion.  

The National Weather Service is warning much of the northern half of Indiana can expect some freezing rain.

It has issued a freezing rain advisory for northwestern Indiana from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday eastern time and for north central Indiana from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The affected north central area includes the cities of Lafayette, Logansport, Kokomo and Marion. It says untreated surfaces may become icy and treacherous. After 7 p.m., temperatures should rise above freezing.

The freezing rain advisory for other parts of northern Indiana extends from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. Monday. It includes the cities of Michigan City, South Bend, Logansport, Fort Wayne and Marion.

Highs will slowly warm into the mid-30s Sunday. The Indianapolis metro area will be mainly dry until 2:00 pm, then freezing rain or rain will start to develop.

A freezing rain advisory is in effect Sunday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm north of I-70. Up to .25 of ice is possible in areas north and west of Lafayette and Kokomo. 

Freezing rain is also possible Sunday afternoon in the Indianapolis metro area. Use extra care and if you're traveling as icy spots will be possible until temperatures warm above freezing.

Sunday night, temperatures will continue to climb after midnight, and rain will be likely Monday with temperatures in the low 50s.

Tuesday, rain will continue with highs in the low 60s. Tuesday night brings the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging wind and heavy rain that could lead to localized flooding.

By Wednesday morning one to two inches of rain is likely.
Wednesday morning will see temperatures in the 50s and end the day in the 30s with rain changing to a wintry mix.

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