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LATEST NWS UPDATE ON TODAY’S FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

LATEST NWS UPDATE ON TODAY’S FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 13th, 2017

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A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6AM UNTIL 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING…STARTING AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER DAY BREAK AND
CONTINUING THROUGH THE TODAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…A GLAZE UP AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH MOST
AREAS IS POSSIBLE…WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL IMPACTS EXPECTED…ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY AND
UNTREATED ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS MAY BE VERY SLICK IF
NOT TREATED. VEHICLES WILL ICE OVER. SOME ICE ACCUMULATION ON
POWER LINES IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT LESS THAN ONE QUARTER INCH OF
FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE
CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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