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Light snow showers along and west of I-57 early this morning will spread eastward toward the Indiana border through mid morning producing from a dusting to a half inch of snow, especially along and west of I-57. Blustery northwest winds gusting 35 to 45 mph will cause temperatures to slip to around or a few degrees below freezing early this morning. This will create icy stretches on untreated roadways, especially on bridges and overpasses in areas from Danville to Paris to Olney westward. Allow allow time to reach your destination if traveling into mid morning.
STRONG WINDS TO CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THIS MORNING...
* TIMING...The strongest winds will occur in central and eastern Illinois through 6 am, then slowly diminish during this morning.
* WINDS...Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph will gust from 40 to 45 mph through 6 am this morning.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult for high profile vehicles. Some tree limbs may be broken by these strong winds.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or higher or wind gusts of 45 mph or higher are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution if traveling through overnight.