Started: January 15, 1998 at 1 am EST
Ended: January 16, 1998 at 12 am EST
|Freezing rain and freezing drizzle on the 15th resulted in ice buildup on trees in excess of one quarter inch in portions of Watauga, Alleghany, and Surry Counties. The weight of the ice broke off a few tree limbs.
Light freezing rain fell across two northern mountain counties for a few hours during the early morning. Light accumulations occurred before warmer air moved in, changing the precipitation to rain. Later that evening, freezing rain returned to Avery county where some ice accumulation occurred, mainly at higher elevations.
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Snow Sleet Freezing Rain Rain Mix
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