• Freezing rain has a different danger than other winter weather

    By: Megan McClellan

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    Quick Facts:

    • Freezing rain can cause more problems than sleet or snow
    • Sleet and snow take time to accumulate
    • Freezing rain falls freezes on contact, accumulating on trees and power lines
    • PSO tells Meteorologist Megan McClellan that a quarter of an inch of ice can cause problems for power lines
    • 2018 has already had multiple rounds of freezing rain move through Green Country
    • 2007 was one of the last bad ice storms that many in Green Country remember

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