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NWS Issues Ice Storm Warning for Frostburg & Garrett County Areas

December 16th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST TUESDAY…

* WHAT…Significant icing. Ice accumulations of around three

  tenths of an inch are possible through Tuesday morning.

* WHERE…Extreme Western Allegany and Mineral Counties and all of Garrett County.

* WHEN…Until 11 AM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the

  ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous

  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra

flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an

emergency. Prepare for possible power outages.

One Response to “NWS Issues Ice Storm Warning for Frostburg & Garrett County Areas”

  1. December 16, 2019 at 11:09 am, Linmarie said:

    I know this notice says Strongly discourage people to travel which is a nice way to say Stay Home, as if you decide to risk your life you are putting First Resoonders at a higher risk. Stay home, enjoy your family, read a book and be thankful as Christmas is coming.

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