Archives: Ice Storms

The ice storm is one of winter’s most dangerous phenomena. Learn more about these storms here.

What is an Ice Storm Warning?

Johnathan Orellana

In the Northeastern US, ice storms are dangerous winter weather events that can cause extensive damage due to severe ice accumulation. Severe ice storms are commonplace in states like Vermont, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey during cold winters but have also occurred in states further south and west.

What is Freezing Rain?

TWSE Explains

We've all been through it if you live in an area that falls below freezing in winter. It's freezing out yet raining. Within minutes, everything becomes an ice rink. Drivers lose control of their cars, everything grinds to a halt. It's not fun.