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Look for rain, not ice, Tuesday afternoon

Although there will be slick spots out there this afternoon and tonight, ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts believes any wintry precipitation will be fairly widespread but light and mostly rain. Conditions are really dry and temperatures are rising.

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