What’s the difference between sleet and freezing rain?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — You may have seen reports of freezing rain and sleet for various areas around Central Alabama, but what’s the difference between the two? It’s very important to know the difference between the two forms of accumulation. CBS42′s Chief Meteorologist Gene Norman breaks down both sleet and freezing rain so you know which is which.

And check out the full forecast at this link for your most up to date look at the weather around the area from the CBS42 Weather Team.

 

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