Freezing Rain Advisory extended until Noon today

Weather

December 20th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR 344 AM CST FRI DEC 20 2013

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

* TIMING…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY…FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING IN CENTRAL IOWA.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH A DUSTING OF SNOW POSSIBLE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20.

* IMPACTS...THE ICE WILL PRIMARILY POSE A HAZARD TO TRAVELERS AS ROADS…SIDEWALKS…AND OTHER SURFACES WILL BE SLICK. ANYONE PLANNING TO TRAVEL THIS MORNING SHOULD BE VERY CAUTIONS AND MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS CLOSELY. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL LIKELY BE ESPECIALLY SLICK.

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.