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Ice Storm

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Definition

A winter storm associated with Freezing Rain

Description

Freezing Rain usually occurs ahead of a Warm Front when precipitation falls through warm air (above freezing) into a cold air mass (air below freezing).

For further information on how freezing rain is formed and the hazards associated with it, see the main article Freezing Rain

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