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SkyTrak Weather forecast calls for freezing rain starting Friday night

SkyTrak Weather forecast calls for freezing rain starting Friday night

Ice accumulation will be highly dependent on the location and evolution of the surface freezing line.Which is now expected to be located near the Arkansas border when precipitation begins late tonight.

Friday evening through the overnight hours and all day Saturday, freezing rain will spread across central and northern Oklahoma and become heavy. Confidence in the speed of this northward progression remains quite low. "We will experience freezing rain". Along the highway 60 and interstate 44 corridors.Ice amounts are now expected to total one-quarter to one-half inch. Ice accumulations up to 0.20 inches is possible. "Unfortunately, we're likely going to wake up to icy roadways across Iowa".

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory, now in effect through 1 p.m. Thursday, in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Shiawassee, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties. Nearly 10 years to the day afterward, weather forecasters are predicting another ice storm to hit the county starting tonight.

By Saturday, widespread freezing rain and/or sleet will extend from the central and southern Plains into the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic states, according to the Weather Channel.

Drizzle will be the most likely form of precipitation this afternoon and evening for most of the area. Possibly mixed with freezing rain in the afternoon. Crews are treating bridges and overpasses with sand and salt in central and northeastern Oklahoma, including in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

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Thick ice can build up on tree limbs, causing them to break and fall on power lines, bringing outages. "There remains a possibility of an ice storm".

Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Travel will become very unsafe as roads will be glazed with a thick layer of ice.

Unnecessary travel is highly discouraged for the next few days. Commerce will likely be severely impacted.

Keep an emergency kit that contains a cell phone, warm clothes, blankets, food, water, first aid kit, washer fluid and an ice scrapper in your vehicle. "I don't want to put ice accumulation totals because a 1-2° difference can create a big difference in how much ice accumulates but overall precipitation totals will be in the 1-3" range Friday-Monday.


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