Freezing Rain Possible This Afternoon and Tonight

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT

SPRINGFIELD…WHITE RIVER JUNCTION
317 AM EST FRI JAN 11 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS OF NEW YORK AND EASTERN
VERMONT.

* HAZARD TYPES…FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING…RAIN WITH PATCHY AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD
THE ADVISORY AREA BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING
BEFORE TAPERING OFF OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS…DIFFICULT TRAVEL DUE TO SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS.

* WINDS…SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH ACROSS THE
HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TEMPERATURES…HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S. LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S.

* VISIBILITIES…LOCALLY BELOW 1 MILE IN PATCHY FOG TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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