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Black ice a danger as temperatures tumble, melted ice refreezes

Published On: Feb 05 2014 04:33:13 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 05 2014 04:33:16 PM CST
Ice on Route 183

Chad Blimline/69 News

Another winter storm pushed through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday, causing a period of snow followed by freezing rain and rain. 

Snowfall amounts varied quite a bit across the viewing area, with as much as six to 12 inches falling in northern locations to as little as a coating to one inch further south. 

Ice accumulations ended up around a 0.25 inch to 0.5 inch before the precipitation finally exited the region Wednesday afternoon. 

We will see skies gradually clearing overnight as temperatures dip into the upper teens and lower 20s. 

Due to the cold conditions overnight, you will want to watch for some icy spots on area roads as black ice may develop. 

Thursday will feature colder temperatures with highs holding in the middle 20s despite mostly sunny skies.

Very little will change on Friday as a mix of sun and clouds remains overhead with temperatures topping out in the mid- to upper 20s.