Breaking News - 01/16/2013

Ice Storm Warning issued January 16 at 6:09AM EST until January 16 at 10:00AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF OF AN INCH OF ICE.
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS
AND COME TO AN END BY LATE MORNING.
* LOCATIONS...ALL OF GARRETT COUNTY...AND PARTICULARLY THE
EASTERN HALF OF TUCKER COUNTY.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO ICE
COVERED ROADS. POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS MAY ALSO BE BROUGHT
DOWN DUE TO ICE ACCUMULATION.

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS THAT ICE ACCUMULATION WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. ICE ACCUMULATION WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES. TRAVEL IS
STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. REPORT ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS
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