The epic ice storm across the South and Mid-South will end today from west to east. A system tracking near the Gulf Coast will clear-out the frozen mess, while also producing heavy rain and perhaps a severe thunderstorm for the Gulf Coast states. Meanwhile, a glancing shot of arctic air will sweep through the Northeastern U.S. on Friday to produce very dangerous wind chills through Saturday. Impacted Lanes: I-35, I-95, I-20, I-45, I-30, I-10, I-49, I-40, I-69, I-55, I-22, I-65
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 AM CST this morning
- Significant icing expected. Additional ice accumulations up to a tenth of an inch will be possible over the warning area.
- Impacts: The numerous power outage and tree damage threat is ongoing as ice accumulations continue to increase. Very hazardous travel conditions with any non-emergency travel being discouraged.
Ice Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 AM CST this morning
- Significant icing. Up to 1/10 of an inch of additional ice accumulation. Storm total ice accumulation around 1/4 of an inch.
- Impacts: Significant ice accumulation on power lines and tree limbs may cause power outages. Difficult travel conditions are likely.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM CST this morning
- Light freezing rain. Additional ice accumulations up to a few hundredths of an inch.
- Impacts: Roads, and especially bridges and overpasses, will likely become slick and hazardous. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will likely impact the morning commute.
Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice
- Minor flooding is forecast.
- Impacts: Roadways may become flooded and are at risk of being closed near the rivers.
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 11 AM EST this morning
- Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM PST Friday afternoon
- Snow expected above 3500 feet. Total snow accumulations of up to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM PST Friday morning
- Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected.
- Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 PM MST Friday afternoon
- West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected.
- Impacts: Mainly to transportation. Strong cross winds will be hazardous to light weight and high profile vehicles, including campers and tractor trailers. Expect dangerous travel conditions due to icy roadways and blowing snow.
Additional High Wind Warnings include but are not limited to: Montana
Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama
Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Oregon
Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Georgia and Alabama
Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama
Additional Ice Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee
Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: Oklahoma