Freezing Rain Advisory extended from 3-a.m. Sunday until 3-p.m

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January 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-MADISON 301 PM CST SAT JAN 26 2013

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST SUNDAY

AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT BETWEEN 300 AM SUNDAY TO 600 AM SUNDAY, AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING HOURS SUNDAY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS TO ALL RAIN BY MIDDAY. ICE ACCUMULATION WILL LIKELY BE AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH. SPOTTY AMOUNTS OF UP TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

ROADS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY QUICKLY WITH GROUND TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW FREEZING. SURFACE TEMPERATURES MAY WARM ABOVE FREEZING MID TO LATE SUNDAY MORNING…BUT THE COLD GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY TAKE SEVERAL HOURS LONGER TO WARM.

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.