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Freezing Rain Advisory in Place Until Midnight Friday

Very cold ground conditions have led to icing of some roadways.

The National Weather Service Chicago has a Freezing Rain Advisory in place until midnight Friday.

RELATED:  Slippery Roads Causing All Kind of Accidents Friday Night

* TIMING: RAIN WILL FALL ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MID TO LATE THIS
  EVENING BEFORE ABATING.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS: ALTHOUGH AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED INTO
  THE MIDDLE 30S TO NEAR 40...VERY COLD GROUND CONDITIONS HAS LEAD
  TO ICING ON ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. ROADS WITH MELTING SNOW AND
  SLUSH MAY BE ESPECIALLY SLIPPERY.

* OTHER IMPACTS: OFFICIALS REPORTED SEVERAL CLOSED ROADS AND
  MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS...WHERE TRAVEL IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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