Ice Storm Warning in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday

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ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST WEDNESDAY Urgent – Winter Weather Message National Weather Service Nashville TN1245 PM CST Tue Jan 15 2013

…A Light Wintry Mix Will Continue Through Tonight…
.A Plume Of Moisture From The Gulf Of Mexico Will Continue To Stream Northeastward Into Middle Tennessee This Afternoon And Tonight. With Temperatures Expected Near Freezing During The Afternoon And Below Freezing Overnight… Freezing Rain Is Expected Across Much Of Middle Tennessee West Of The Cumberland Plateau. Much Of Western Middle Tennessee Is Expected To Receive Between One-Quarter And One-Half Inch Of Freezing Rain…Which Will Create Hazardous Driving Conditions.
Robertson-Sumner-Cheatham-Davidson-Williamson-Including The Cities Of…Springfield…Gallatin…Ashland City…Nashville…Franklin…Brentwood1245 PM CST Tue Jan 15 2013

…Ice Storm Warning In Effect Until 8 AM CST Wednesday…
The National Weather Service In Nashville Has Issued An Ice Storm Warning…Which Is In Effect Until 8 AM CST Wednesday. The Winter Weather Advisory Is No Longer In Effect.
* Precipitation Will Increase During The Afternoon And Continue Overnight As Temperatures Drop Below Freezing By Nightfall.
* Ice Will Accumulate On Exposed Surfaces…Including Roads… Bridges…And Overpasses.
* Timing…This Afternoon Through Tonight.
* Ice Accumulations…One-Quarter To One-Half Inch.
 

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions…
An Ice Storm Warning Means Severe Winter Weather Conditions Are Expected Or Occurring. Significant Amounts Of Ice Accumulations Will Make Travel Dangerous Or Impossible. Travel Is Strongly Discouraged. Commerce Will Likely Be Severely Impacted. If YouMust Travel…Keep An Extra Flashlight…Food…And Water In Your Vehicle In Case Of An Emergency. Ice Accumulations And Winds Will Likely Lead To Snapped Power Lines And Falling Tree Branches That Add To The Danger.