Weather Service Issues Freezing Rain Advisory For Texarkana Area

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The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for Bowie and Miller counties until 9 a.m. Friday morning.

According to the advisory freezing rain will develop across the area early Friday morning and will continue after sunrise, but should transition to all liquid rain as temperature warm above freezing by mid morning.

The advisory covers Little River County, AR; Nevada County, AR; Miller County, AR; Bowie County, TX; Columbia County, AR; Sevier County, AR; McCurtain County, OK; Lafayette County, AR; Union County, AR; Hempstead County, AR; Howard County, AR.

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… FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY.
* EVENT… FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD REMAIN BELOW ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.
* TIMING… FREEZING RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP VERY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE AFTER SUNRISE BUT SHOULD TRANSITION TO ALL LIQUID RAIN AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY MID MORNING FRIDAY.
* IMPACT… ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES MAY ALSO OCCUR.
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.
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… FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA… SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS… AND PORTIONS OF EXTREME NORTHEAST TEXAS UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY…
.PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS RAIN BUT SHOULD QUICKLY TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. THIS WILL PRODUCE A GLAZE OF ICE ON TREES… POWER LINES… EXPOSED SURFACES… AND AREA ROADWAYS INCLUDING BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES FRIDAY MORNING.



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