freezing rain http://michiganradio.org en Freezing rain leads to slow morning commute http://michiganradio.org/post/freezing-rain-leads-slow-morning-commute <p>Freezing rain has closed portions of some southeast Michigan freeways and made driving conditions dangerous for commuters.</p><p>The Associated Press reports:</p><blockquote><p>...portions of Interstate 94, Interstate 75 and the Lodge Freeway (M-10) were closed early Friday morning in Detroit, while portions of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) in Dearborn and Interstate 96 in Howell also have been shut down... Several accidents have been reported.</p><p>The National Weather Service in White Lake Township says freezing rain is expected to change to rain by noon. High temperatures in the low 40s are expected.</p></blockquote><p>The Michigan State Police has confirmed to Michigan Radio that as of 6:57 a.m. parts of Northbound 23 were closed as were parts of Northbound I-475. Fri, 04 Mar 2011 12:11:43 +0000 Zoe Clark 1506 at http://michiganradio.org Freezing rain leads to slow morning commute