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Ice Leaving Downed Trees and Power Outages in the Mid-Atlantic

13 Feb 2021, 5:00 pm

Freezing rain, sleet, and some snow has been falling this holiday weekend across the Middle Atlantic states. Dangerous ice accumulations greater than .50″ occurred in portions of North Carolina. Travel problems have been be widespread. Check out some of these ice reports:

Winter Weather Alerts

Winter alerts continue into Sunday for mainly freezing rain (ice) and sleet (ice pellets). This will include the I-95 corridor into the Northeast. An ice storm warning is in effect for a large portion of the I-95 corridor in Virginia. Winter weather advisories are in place for lighter ice, sleet, and snow.

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Forecast

Ice (pink shades) will move out of the Mid-Atlantic overnight Saturday into Sunday and finally exit New England by Daybreak Sunday morning.

Forecast Accumulation

Ice Forecast

Ice accretions are expected to be significant across North Carolina, Virginia, and Delaware, with potential for over half of an inch in some locations. Lighter ice accretions are possible into New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Snow Forecast

Snowfall will be mostly light, 1 to 3 inch totals are expected.

A frigid forecast is expected through this weekend for much of the Central U.S.  Be sure to bundle up and tune into WeatherNation for the very latest forecast information.

About the author
Devon is a native of Macomb in Western, Illinois but has made his travels across the country from Las Vegas to Washington, D.C.  with stops in Tulsa, Little Rock, Kansas City, and Salt Lake City.  His passion for weather developed at an early age and can be traced back to when he was 5 years old and dressed up as a walking tornado for Halloween.  His college education came through the Universit... Load Morey of Oklahoma where he completed his B.S. in meteorology with a minor in math.   Devon has been through weather extremes from 110°+ heat in Las Vegas, to 3 feet of snow in Washington, D.C. where in his first winter experienced the all-time record snowfall for the season (winter of 2009/2010)!  He’s also chased tornadoes in Oklahoma and saw his very first off of I-70 on the front range of Colorado.