::Ice storm


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An ice storm is a type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The U.S. National Weather Service defines an ice storm as a storm which results in the accumulation of at least {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} of ice on exposed surfaces.<ref name=hauer>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> From 1982 to 1994, ice storms were more common than blizzards and averaged 16 per year.<ref name=irland>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> They are not violent storms, but instead commonly perceived as gentle rains occurring at temperatures just below freezing. For this reason people may be unaware of the danger if it happens overnight.

Ice storm sections
Intro  Formation  Effect  Notable ice storms  Gallery  See also  References   External links   

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