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Snow Plan Lifted. Freezing Rain Advisory Issued

December 11th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

 

The Maryland State Police lifted the Snow Emergency Plan in Allegany County at 10 AM Sunday, but more winter weather is on the way.

The National Weather Service has issued the following advisory:

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN. PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A
  BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET LATE THIS EVENING...THEN QUICKLY CHANGE
  TO FREEZING RAIN AND CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING ON MONDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO ONE-TENTH INCH.

* TIMING...THE PRECIPITATION WILL START THIS EVENING BETWEEN
  10:00 PM AND MIDNIGHT IN THE ADVISORY AREA...THEN CONTINUE AS
  FREEZING RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID-MORNING ON MONDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 20S TO NEAR
  FREEZING THIS EVENING...AND WILL REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL
  MID-MORNING ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

 

 

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