Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Freezing rain tonight

The National Weather Service is predicting freezing rain tonight from 7PM to 6 AM Thursday.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SOME SLEET ..WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS....ANY ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE UNDER A TENTH OF
AN INCH. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL BE AN INCH OR LESS.

* TIMING...THE PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY THIS EVENING
AND THEN BEGIN TO DECREASE TOWARD DAYBREAK.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST UNDER 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION CAN MAKE ROADS
SLICK...REQUIRING LOWER SPEEDS AND GREATER DISTANCES BETWEEN
VEHICLES WHILE DRIVING.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...UNDER 3 MILES IN SNOW BUT AROUND 5 TO 6 MILES IN
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS LIGHT SNOW, BLOWING SNOW,
SLEET, FREEZING RAIN AND WIND CHILLS. WHILE THE WEATHER WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT, THE WORD ADVISORY IMPLIES THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
IS NOT ANTICIPATED. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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