Reports: Snow and Ice Make For Treacherous Travel

January 25, 2013; 8:38 AM ET
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A rapidly moving winter storm is bringing a broad area of slippery travel caused by snow and ice from the Midwest to the interior South and much of the mid-Atlantic Friday.

2:30 p.m. EST Friday: A glaze of ice has coated most surfaces a mile west of Greensboro, N.C., and ice is accumulating on the roads.

2:15 p.m. EST Friday: Houston, Pa., in Washington County, south of Pittsburgh, has received 4.0 inches of snow so far.

2:00 p.m. EST Friday: Here are a couple of snow totals from Virginia so far: 1.0 inch in Christiansburg, Va.; 0.5 of an inch of snow in Lynchburg, Va.; 1.5 inches of sleet have accumulated 1 mile east of Valley Creek, N.C.

1:30 p.m. EST Friday: Three inches of snow have fallen in Accident, Md. Feel free to send us your latest snow report in the comments under this story.

1:15 p.m. EST Friday: Dangerous freezing rain, sleet and snow are pushing eastward across the Carolinas and southern Virginia Friday afternoon. AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski covers the threats in this news story.

1:00 p.m. EST Friday: Latest snowfall totals include: 3.2 inches in Venetia, Pa.; 2.3 inches in Bethel Park, Pa.; 1.9 inches in Scott Township, Pa.

12:25 p.m. EST Friday: @NWSBlacksburg tweeted a photo of the snow in the area:

12:15 p.m. EST Friday: Currently, it is 13 degrees with heavily falling in Pittsburgh, Pa. 2.0 inches of snow have fallen in Monessen, Pa.

11:45 a.m. EST Friday: 1.0 inch of snow has fallen in Canonsburg, Pa., and 1.2 inches of snow have fallen near Carnot-Moon, Pa.

11:20 a.m EST Friday: Slick and icy roads have been reported in Pikeville, Ky., with black ice on US23. Accidents have resulted the slippery conditions.

11:10 a.m. EST Friday: 1/2 of an inch of ice has accumulated on elevated surfaces 1 mile southwest of Livingston, Ky. Middlesboro, Ky., police estimate that a combination of freezing rain and sleet has accumulated to a depth of 1/2 of an inch on flat surfaces in the area. The ice storm is now winding down in central KY. Click here for local radar.

10:45 a.m EST Friday: Sleet has begun to fall around Raleigh and Durham, N.C. Snow was falling an an inch an hour pace in the southern suburbs of Pittsburgh and north of Morgantown, W.Va.

10:30 a.m EST Friday: Chicago (O'Hare Airport), Ill. has received 1.1 inches of snow from the storm and has broken their streak of calendar days with less than an inch of snow. The last 1" or greater calendar day snowfall back on February 24th 2012 or 335 days. The prior record with without an inch of snow on a calendar day came to end on January 6, 1940 with 319 days.

10:30 a.m EST Friday: Dayton, Ohio has received about 2.0 inches of snow in three hours. Sleet has begun to fall at Fort Bragg, N.C.

10:10 a.m EST Friday: Snow was moving east along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Snow has begun to fall around Johnstown and Somerset, Pa.

10:00 a.m EST Friday: The snow was coming to an end in the Chicagoland area. Ann Arbor, Mich. has received a little over an inch of snow thus far.

9:45 a.m EST Friday: Two inches of snow has fallen in about two hours at Englewood, Ohio.

9:45 a.m EST Friday: Two inches of snow has fallen in about two hours at Englewood, Ohio.

9:33 a.m EST Friday: Rain was falling in Nashville with a temperature at the freezing mark; 32 degrees.

9:30 a.m EST Friday: An inch of snow has fallen on West Lafayette, Peru and Akron, Ind. and in some of the Chicago northern and western suburbs.

9:25 a.m EST Friday: One-quarter of an inch of ice as accrued on surfaces in Pulaski County, Ky., the communities of Brownsville, Laurel, Jamestown and Hodgenville, Ky. and Joelton, Tenn. A salt truck attempting to deice roadways in Lafayette, Tenn. has overturned.

9:15 a.m EST Friday: Snow and sleet now falling in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C.

9:15 a.m EST Friday: An inch of snow fell in about an hour in Brookville and New Carlisle, Ohio. Amherst, Wis. has received 2.5 inches of snow from the storm, which was coming to an end.

9:00 a.m EST Friday: Snow has begun in Cincinnati, Ohio and heavy snow was falling in Dayton and Lancaster, Ohio with a temperature in the middle teens.

8:40 a.m EST Friday: Rain was freezing on elevated surfaces in Cherokee County, Ga.

8:35 a.m EST Friday: Multiple accidents were occurring on icy, secondary roads in Clarksville, Tenn.

8:30 a.m. EST Friday: Sleet was falling in Bristol, Tenn. and Greenville, S.C. Rain was freezing in vehicles in Anderson, S.C.

7:24 a.m. EST Friday: Roads are covered in black ice in Casey County, Ky. Periodic freezing rain continues in the area.

7:15 a.m. EST Friday: Medford, Wis. has picked up 2.2 inches of snow.

7:10 a.m. EST Friday: Chicago O'Hare now reporting delays due to weather.

7:08 a.m. EST Friday: A multiple vehicle accident occurred along Bull Run Road, near Ashland City in Davidson County, Tenn. due to icy roads.

6:46 a.m. EST Friday: Moderate sleet/rain mix reported north of La Follette, Tenn. Everything including the roadway is glazed with ice.

6:42 a.m. EST Friday: Roads glazed over with one-tenth of an inch of ice in Taylor County, Ky.

6:26 a.m. EST Friday: National Weather Service in Louisville, Ky. reporting slick roads due to a wintry mix.

6:00 a.m. EST Friday: Snow has begun to fall across the Chicagoland area. Midway and O'Hare are both reporting light snow. Secondary roads are very icy in Crossville, Tenn. with multiple minor accidents.

5:45 a.m. EST Friday: Icing on several roadways and parking lots are being reported in Morgan and Campbell counties in western Tennessee. Freezing rain has also been reported in West Knoxville, Tenn.

5:30 a.m. EST Friday: Radar is showing that the snow is starting to fill in west of Chicago. Light snow will complicate the morning commute throughout the Chicagoland area.

5:10 a.m. EST Friday: Freezing rain has been reported in both Crossville and Knoxville in western Tennessee. Wintry precipitation is increasing across western Tennessee and the Smokies this hour. This area of precipitation will move into the North Carolina Mountains within the next couple of hours.

4:45 a.m. EST Friday: Light snow has begun to fall in Madison, Wis. Some light snow is also beginning to fall over parts of northwestern Illinois.

4:45 a.m. EST Friday: Light snow is falling across northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Light snow is being reported in Gaylord, Traverse City, as well as Mackinac Island.

4:20 a.m. EST Friday: Two inches of snow have already been reported in the cities of Merrill and Rhinelander in northern Wisconsin.

4:00 a.m. EST Friday: Pockets of sleet and freezing rain and drizzle are developing and moving across western and central Kentucky as well as central Tennessee. Bridges and overpasses will be the first to freeze. Use extra caution driving on the roadways this morning in these areas.

3:45 a.m. EST Friday: Light snow has begun to fall across northern and western portions of Wisconsin. Eau Claire, Wis., has been reporting light snow since midnight, CST while light snow has been reported since 1:40 A.M. CST in Wausau, Wis.

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