WARNING | Black Ice May Be An Issue On Roadways With Temperature Drop

Black Ice (Photo: WFMY News 2)
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GREENSBORO, N.C -- The prime time for ice to form is around dawn and late in the evening when temperatures are the lowest. It's important to keep a close eye on the roads when you're driving during the day.

Saturday evening around 8:30 p.m., Highway Patrol told us a trooper reported seeing black ice on a bridge at I-73 and NC-68 in Guilford County. Drivers should use caution in this area. 

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According to Accuweather.com, Black ice could be on the road if you see dark, glossy spots while you're driving. The most common areas for ice are shaded or tree-covered parts of driveways and streets.

If you're driving over black ice - don't hit your breaks. Instead, keep your steering wheel steady and take your foot off the gas. Also, don't try to over correct if you feel yourself sliding.

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