Coatings of Ice Could Complicate Twin Tiers Driving and Walking
The National Weather Service says a Winter Weather Advisory in in effect to 2 p.m. February 23.
Freezing rain was expected. Forecasters are predicting total ice accumulations of a light glaze for most of the region including Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Tompkins and Tioga Counties in New York, Bradford, Susquehanna and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania. A thicker glazing of ice is possible in areas to the east of Binghamton, including Delaware County, which is also under a Winter Weather Advisory until 7 p.m. Bradford County’s advisory is to expire at 7 p.m. while other areas, again, were to be out of the advisory in the early afternoon.
Officials say the best chances of seeing freezing rain was expected to be from 8 a.m. to noon.
The ice will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Motorists are told to slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.