The Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect for our entire listening area (Christian, Moultrie, Douglas, Coles, Edgar, Shelby, Cumberland, Clark, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford, Clay, Richland, and Lawrence counties) has been extended to last through 3 p.m. this afternoon.
In addition, the Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to noon Tuesday.
* WHAT…Snow-covered roads and very cold wind chills expected.
* WHERE…All of central and southeast Illinois.
* WHEN…The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until 3 PM
this afternoon. The Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6
PM this evening until noon Tuesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Roads will remain slick and snow-covered
through this afternoon. Bitterly cold wind chills of 15 below to
20 below zero will cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little
as 30 minutes tonight through Tuesday morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained by
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and