Freezing rain has a different danger than other winter weather

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