Freezing rain is expected to develop across the area from the
Southwest late Thursday afternoon and continue into Friday morning.
Significant icing will be likely, with ice accumulations of
one-quarter to one-half inch and locally higher amounts possible on
all exposed surfaces. Temperatures are expected to rise above 32
degrees around midday Friday, which will change the freezing rain to
An ice storm warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations will
make travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly discouraged.
Commerce will likely be severely affected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Ice accumulations and winds will likely lead to snapped
power lines and falling tree branches that add to the danger.
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