Storm Highway :: Winter Storm Hazard Spotlight
Temperatures are dropping. Days are getting shorter. Before you know it, winter will be setting in. The thunderstorms of summer may be a distant memory, but it's not time to let your guard down against the weather. In the links below, you'll see and learn how winter is still a force to be reckoned with.


Icy Road Safety
Icy Roads:
Winter's Worst Hazard

Learn how to prepare for this underrated weather-related danger that just about every driver will face.
Ice Storms:
Frozen Power

Beautiful but menacing, ice can slowly inflict tornado-like damage to trees and power lines.


St. Louis Ice Storm
An expedition to St. Louis, Missouri to cover a historic ice storm on December 1, 2006.
New River Gorge Snow
A nor'easter brings a big snowfall to Fayette County, WV.
Hickory, NC Ice Storm
An expedition to Hickory, North Carolina for an ice storm on December 15, 2005.

Photos:
Extreme Weather Gallery: Winter
Images of snow, ice and cold.

Icy Bridges: Winter's highway ambush
Video:
Icy Bridge Spinouts
Two cars spin out on an icy bridge, avoiding some close calls. A pickup is not so fortunate.
Video:
SUVs on Ice
SUV drivers discover the hard way that ABS, 4WD and AWD don't help on an icy bridge.
Video:
ABS on ice
ABS kept this truck's wheels from locking up on an icy bridge, but still didn't prevent a loss of control.

Ice Storms: Freezing rain assault
Video:
St. Louis Ice Storm
A major ice storm wreaks havoc on St. Louis, with arcing power lines, tree damage and icy roads.

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