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Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect Monday AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
320 AM EST MON JAN 28 2013

 

PERSON- GRANVILLE- VANCE- WARREN- FORSYTH- GUILFORD- ALAMANCE- ORANGE- DURHAM- FRANKLIN- DAVIDSON- RANDOLPH- CHATHAM- WAKE-


INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO... OXFORD... HENDERSON... WARRENTON... WINSTON-SALEM... GREENSBORO... HIGH POINT... BURLINGTON...CHAPEL HILL...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...LEXINGTON... ASHEBORO... PITTSBORO... RALEIGH


...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...


* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM HIGH ROCK LAKE TO ASHEBORO TO NORTH RALEIGH TO WARRENTON.


* HAZARD TYPES...PATCHES OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD OVER THE ADVISORY AREA EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN EXIT SOON AFTER DAYBREAK.


* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A SPOTTY...VERY LIGHT...THIN GLAZE OF ICE IS EXPECTED TO FORM THIS MORNING... PRIMARILY ON ELEVATED SURFACES... BRIDGES... AND OVERPASSES.


* TIMING...THROUGH 9 AM THIS MORNING.


* IMPACTS...SPOTTY ICING ON ROADS... MAINLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES... WILL BRING SOME TRAVEL PROBLEMS OVERNIGHT THROUGH DAYBREAK MONDAY.


* TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL HOVER NEAR FREEZING EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN REBOUND ABOVE FREEZING AFTER SUNRISE...INTO THE MID 30S BY 10 AM.


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. AVOID SUDDEN BRAKING... ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

 

 


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