freezing precipitation

freezing precipitation

[¦frēz·iŋ prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(meteorology)
Any form of liquid precipitation that freezes upon impact with the ground or exposed objects; that is, freezing rain or freezing drizzle.
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POZ This gives the probability of freezing precipitation during the 12 hours ending at this time.
Freezing precipitation, such as freezing rain, freezing drizzle and supercooled large droplets, fall outside the capabilities of most small FIKI-equipped aircraft.
Observations at Athens (KAHN) at the onset of precipitation [light rain (-RA); 1651 UTC 16 Feb 2015] and shortly after the onset of freezing precipitation [light freezing rain (-FZRA); 2213 UTC], with the wet-bulb temperature estimated by the Stull [(1)], arithmetic-mean rule [(2)], and one-third rule [(3)] approximations, and as reported by the National Weather Service.
En route flight conditions (visibility, freezing precipitation, convective activity);
We expect that the number of cancellations will continue to rise as freezing precipitation hits major airports in Philadelphia, DC and New York," the service said.
However, if any form of freezing precipitation is present, the aircraft will require a higher level of protection so the two-step procedure is applied.
The nets cannot be installed and taken down daily, and if left up they could be ruined by freezing precipitation.
Storms 4 to 6, which tracked over southern Baffin Island between 0000 UTC on 24 November and 0000 UTC on 27 November, produced rain, snow, freezing precipitation, and strong winds at communities across Baffin Island (Fig.
This group of NWS meteorologists--called a center weather service unit--provides air traffic managers with forecasts and briefings on regional conditions including turbulence, icing, and freezing precipitation.
Winter Storm Warning Blizzard, Moderate-Heavy snow, freezing precip imminent within 6 hours or occurring > 2" (Amount defined in Warning) Freezing Precipitation Advisory Freezing Precipitation Events < 1/4" Freezing Precipitation Warning Freezing Precipitation Events > 1/4" accumulation
The squadron forecasters' situational awareness during the 3 days of freezing precipitation, icy road conditions, and periodic power outages was leveraged by the Commander, III Corps, and Home Station Operations Center staff to alert troops via local television and radio media concerning conditions on and off Fort Hood.
The airline also said that freezing precipitation was expected at Continental's New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport, its Cleveland hub at Hopkins International Airport and at several other airports in the region overnight and continuing today (14 February).