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NWS Issues Ice Storm Warning For Western Allegany County

December 6th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED AN ICE STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TWO TO THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING. A
  MIXTURE OF SLEET IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND
  HAZARDOUS DUE TO ICE.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 IMPACTED. 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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