Examiner weatherman Paul Stevens laid out the science behind the freezing rain
phenomenon and explained why it hit Huddersfield on Saturday.
"Snow is also expected to settle at lower levels in Scotland and parts of northern England, with the risk of freezing rain
and ice on Saturday night."
Some sleet and snow is possible over the very highest ground and the freezing rain
may also be followed by a spell of sleet and snow as the precipitation clears from the west.
For the warning for snow and ice, the Met Office warns of periods of freezing rain
leading to some dangerous travelling conditions.
The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain
advisory for much of Central Massachusetts and northern Connecticut through noon.
often leaves hundreds of thousands of people without power at the coldest time of year.
They decided against sending her to hospital and she carried on." Davina tweeted: "That's the hardest thing I've ever done, 50mph winds, freezing rain
states of Texas and Arkansas Friday with frigid temperature, freezing rain
and sleet in many areas, causing multiple road accidents, power outages and flight cancellations.
Moderate to heavy rain was moving from the gulf coast into the Tennessee River region, and freezing rain
was moving from the Ohio Valley into the northeastern United States ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.
At 1553, observed weather at the departure airport included wind from 340 degrees at 14 gusting to 20 knots, visibility three miles in light freezing rain
Great Lakes on Friday and threatened New England after blanketing states from Minnesota to Ohio with blinding snow, sleet and freezing rain
. The storm dumped more than a foot of snow in Kansas on Thursday, forcing airports to cancel hundreds of flights and stranding motorists on highways.
Throughout the north east, about 350,000 homes and businesses had lost electricity as wet snow, freezing rain
and howling winds caused havoc.