Freezing Rain Advisory for parts of the KJAN listening area tonight

Weather

December 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR AND RINGGOLDFREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY.

* TIMING…DRIZZLE WILL DEVELOP IN THE EVENING AND PERSIST AT INTERVALS OVERNIGHT…CONCURRENT WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW FREEZING AROUND OR AFTER SUNSET.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...THE ICE WILL PRIMARILY POSE A HAZARD TO TRAVELERS AS ROADS…SIDEWALKS…AND OTHER SURFACES WILL BECOME SLICK. ANYONE PLANNING TO TRAVEL TONIGHT SHOULD BE VERY CAUTIONS AND MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS CLOSELY.

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.