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If the ground is cold overnight, even if the air temp is at or above freezing, rain precip may become wet/black ice. This is a dangerous condition and not to be trifled with. Studs!

Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
At 31 first thing in the morning? If the temperature continues to fall during the day maybe, but that is unusual. I suspect that freezing rain at 30-32 is relatively unusual in PA at all, since usually the precipitation falls through a layer of warm air, thawing, before getting cooler on the way down. You don't need studs when it starts falling, and check the forecast for later in the day.
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