Black ice

Environment
5:32 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Thaw After Deep Freeze Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Thawing after a deep freeze can pose potential problems for your home.
Credit Leia/Flickr

Mike Westendorf, director of operations for Innovative Weather at UW-Milwaukee, offers the latest for the upcoming winter forecast.
Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci talks to Mike Wood of Callen Construction.

A January thaw is on its way by later this week (listen above). While that will undoubtedly be a relief the recent subzero temperatures, the rapid warm-up also comes with some hazards, especially for homeowners.

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Regional
10:25 am
Mon January 6, 2014

DOT: Watch for Black Ice on Milwaukee Freeway System

Blowing snow and sub-zero temperatures are creating black ice on some roadways - ice that looks like darker pavement.

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