WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY…McLean-Logan-De Witt-Piatt-Champaign Menard-Sangamon-Christian- Macon-Moultrie-Douglas-Fayette and Shelby counties …
ICY WEATHER EXPECTED OVERNIGHT…
Temperatures will fall below freezing in the wake of a cold front. However, it will remain warmer aloft, which will result in a period of freezing rain and sleet.
* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total wet snow accumulations of up to one half inch, and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch, are expected. * WHERE…Portions of central and east central Illinois.
* WHEN…Rain is expected to change to freezing rain after midnight near the I-55 corridor, and toward 3 am in areas around Decatur and Champaign. Much of the precipitation will end before sunrise.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained by calling 1-800-452-4368.