No significant accumulation of snow or ice is anticipated for much of New Hampshire, though higher elevations in the North Country may get up to a couple of inches of snow.
A winter weather advisory is in effect through 9 p.m. Sunday for northern Rhode Island, along with parts of eastern and southeastern MA, the weather service says.
Officials said drivers should slow down and be cautious on the slippery roads.
Freezing rain could reach farther south Saturday night, into the Finger Lakes and Central New York, but the weather service said it's still unclear if temperatures will drop far enough for ice to form.
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A winter storm warning has been issued for Auburn Hills from 6 p.m. Saturday until noon Sunday, as freezing rain and sleet are expected.
Northern Litchfield County has been included in a "Winter Weather Advisory" since Friday afternoon.
Heavy rain is expected for marathon Monday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Dunham said, and the temperature will climb to the upper 40s by afternoon.
"Icing will be light and is not expected to cause damage to trees or result in power outages", the National Weather Service said in the advisory.