• Winter weather advisory issued

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    FOR MARION, CLINTON, FAYETTE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES, A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED STARTING AT 3 P.M. MONDAY UNTIL 6 P.M. TUESDAY.

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST. LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY.

    LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED BY MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE SNOWFALL CONTINUING MONDAY NIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND TWO-INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

    UNTREATED ROADS, PARKING LOTS, AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME VERY SLIPPERY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ARE SUGGESTED.

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS, SUCH AS SNOW, BLOWING SNOW, SLEET, OR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND RAIN.

    IT ONLY TAKES A SMALL AMOUNT OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO MAKE ROADS, BRIDGES, SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS ICY AND DANGEROUS. IT IS OFTEN DIFFICULT TO TELL WHEN ICE BEGINS TO FORM, SO DO NOT BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD.

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