Jan. 27th Freezing Rain Event

 
WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
905 AM CST SUN JAN 27 2013

A STORM SYSTEM IS LIFTING NORTHEAST OVER THE PLAINS DURING THE
MORNING HOURS...BRINGING A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TO THE
REGION. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WAS OBSERVED DURING THE MORNING
HOURS...WITH A GLAZE OF ICE REPORTED ON SIDEWALKS AND UNTREATED
ROADS...CAUSING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
DRIVE SLOW AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO GET TO THEIR DESTINATIONS
SUNDAY MORNING. THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL SWITCH OVER TO RAIN
FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE DAY...AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE
FREEZING. SUNDAY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 24 DEGREES
AT DUBUQUE TO 30 DEGREES AT MUSCATINE. AFTERNOON HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER 30S NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30...TO THE
MIDDLE 30S AND LOWER 40S SOUTH.


WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
858 PM CST SUN JAN 27 2013

LOW CLOUDS AND A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND RAIN WERE
FOUND ACROSS THE REGION ON SUNDAY...AS A STORM SYSTEM LIFTED
NORTHEAST INTO THE PLAINS. ICE ACCUMULATED ON SURFACES...WITH MANY
LOCATIONS RECEIVING A LIGHT GLAZE TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE
WITH THIS STORM. TEMPERATURES ROSE ABOVE FREEZING DURING THE
EVENING HOURS...ALLOWING THE ICE TO MELT OFF ROADS AND SURFACES.
AT 8 PM...TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR STEADY OR SLOWING CLIMBING...WITH
READINGS RANGING FROM 32 DEGREES IN INDEPENDENCE AND DUBUQUE...TO
39 DEGREES IN MUSCATINE.



PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
534 PM CST SUN JAN 27 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0924 AM     FREEZING RAIN    NORTH LIBERTY           41.74N 91.61W
01/27/2013  M0.10 INCH       JOHNSON            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VIA ESPOTTER POWER LINES, TREES AND OTHER SURFACES
            ICING,TEMPERATURE 30F

1016 AM     FREEZING RAIN    1 ESE WASHINGTON        41.30N 91.68W
01/27/2013  E0.10 INCH       WASHINGTON         IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROADS ARE SLICK AND MOST SURFACES ARE ICE COVERED. LIGHT
            FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES.

1105 AM     FREEZING RAIN    4 E WHAT CHEER          41.40N 92.28W
01/27/2013  E0.20 INCH       KEOKUK             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            GROUND SURFACES ARE .2 INCH. SOME ELEVATED ARE NEAR .25
            WITH IMPROVEMENTS ON ROADWAYS NOTED AS TEMPERATURES ARE
            RISING.

1106 AM     FREEZING RAIN    5 NW IOWA CITY          41.71N 91.60W
01/27/2013  M0.12 INCH       JOHNSON            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1/8TH INCH ICE ACCUMULATION ON BRANCHES AND SIDEWALKS.
            LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AT THIS TIME.

1111 AM     FREEZING RAIN    3 SE GARRISON           42.11N 92.10W
01/27/2013  M0.20 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            INTERMITTENT LIGHT FREEZING RAIN CONTINUING WITH A
            BUILDUP OF ICE ON TREES AND POWER LINES, WINDS ALSO
            INCREASING

1253 PM     FREEZING RAIN    2 N NEW WINDSOR         41.23N 90.45W
01/27/2013  M0.20 INCH       MERCER             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            0.1 OF NEW ICING FOR A TOTAL OF 0.2 INCHES

0135 PM     FREEZING RAIN    E WYOMING               42.06N 91.00W
01/27/2013  M0.10 INCH       JONES              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SECONDARY AND UNTREATED SURFACES ARE SLICK. MELTING HAS
            STARTED.

0135 PM     FREEZING RAIN    7 E WILLIAMSBURG        41.67N 91.87W
01/27/2013  E0.20 INCH       IOWA               IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SOME TREE LIMBS HAVE UP TO A QUARTER INCH.

0140 PM     FREEZING RAIN    1 SSW CORDOVA           41.67N 90.33W
01/27/2013  E0.10 INCH       ROCK ISLAND        IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ICE ACCUMULATION JUST UNDER A TENTH OF AN INCH. LIGHT TO
            MODERATE FREEZING RAIN AT THIS TIME.

0155 PM     FREEZING RAIN    4 WNW DUBUQUE           42.52N 90.76W
01/27/2013  M0.10 INCH       DUBUQUE            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SIDESTREETS SLICK. LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OCCURRING.

0221 PM     FREEZING RAIN    1 ESE EDGEWOOD          42.64N 91.38W
01/27/2013  M0.30 INCH       DELAWARE           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MEASURED THREE TENTHS ICE ACCUMULATION...VERY LIGHT
            FREEZING DRIZZLE FALLING AT THIS TIME.

0221 PM     FREEZING RAIN    4 W STANLEY             42.64N 91.89W
01/27/2013  E0.15 INCH       BUCHANAN           IA   CO-OP OBSERVER  

            COUNTY ROADS VERY SLICK.

0235 PM     FREEZING RAIN    1 W BETTENDORF          41.56N 90.49W
01/27/2013  E0.12 INCH       SCOTT              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1/8 INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

0251 PM     FREEZING RAIN    SE STANWOOD             41.89N 91.15W
01/27/2013  E0.10 INCH       CEDAR              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION.

0251 PM     FREEZING RAIN    5 NW CEDAR RAPIDS       42.03N 91.72W
01/27/2013  E0.11 INCH       LINN               IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION.

0300 PM     FREEZING RAIN    1 WSW SHERRARD          41.31N 90.53W
01/27/2013  E0.15 INCH       MERCER             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION.

0358 PM     FREEZING RAIN    NORTH LIBERTY           41.74N 91.61W
01/27/2013  M0.20 INCH       JOHNSON            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ICE ON UNTREATED SURFACES IS TWO TENTHS THICK. MELTING
            TAKING PLACE ON TREES AND BUSHES AT THIS TIME.

0428 PM     FREEZING RAIN    BRIGHTON                41.17N 91.82W
01/27/2013  M0.20 INCH       WASHINGTON         IA   CO-OP OBSERVER  

            GRAVEL ROADS STILL ICY. ON PAVED ROADS ICE IS PATCHY.
            EVENT TOTAL RAINFALL 0.42. DENSE FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
            TO 1/2 MILE AT 425 PM.

0434 PM     FREEZING RAIN    E ANDREW                42.15N 90.59W
01/27/2013  E0.10 INCH       JACKSON            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER


&&

THE REPORTS BELOW ARE SEPARATED INTO SNOW...AND ICE AND SLEET
CATEGORIES...THEN BY AMOUNT...AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE
FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.




SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT

 INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
 ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
  0.3    1 ESE EDGEWOOD           IA  DELAWARE         0221 PM
  0.2    BRIGHTON                 IA  WASHINGTON       0428 PM
  0.2    NORTH LIBERTY            IA  JOHNSON          0358 PM
  0.2    7 E WILLIAMSBURG         IA  IOWA             0135 PM
  0.2    2 N NEW WINDSOR          IL  MERCER           1253 PM
  0.2    3 SE GARRISON            IA  BENTON           1111 AM
  0.2    4 E WHAT CHEER           IA  KEOKUK           1105 AM
  0.1    1 WSW SHERRARD           IL  MERCER           0300 PM
  0.1    4 W STANLEY              IA  BUCHANAN         0221 PM
  0.1    1 W BETTENDORF           IA  SCOTT            0235 PM
  0.1    5 NW IOWA CITY           IA  JOHNSON          1106 AM
  0.1    5 NW CEDAR RAPIDS        IA  LINN             0251 PM
  0.1    E ANDREW                 IA  JACKSON          0434 PM
  0.1    SE STANWOOD              IA  CEDAR            0251 PM
  0.1    4 WNW DUBUQUE            IA  DUBUQUE          0155 PM
  0.1    1 SSW CORDOVA            IL  ROCK ISLAND      0140 PM
  0.1    E WYOMING                IA  JONES            0135 PM
  0.1    1 ESE WASHINGTON         IA  WASHINGTON       1016 AM
  0.1    NORTH LIBERTY            IA  JOHNSON          0924 AM

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