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Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
Friday January 13th, 2017 :: 05:58 p.m. CST

Advisory

Freezing Rain Advisory until 12:00AM Saturday

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT... THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIER FREEZING RAIN HAS COME TO AN END ACROSS THE AREA...BUT AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE REMAIN. TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY CREEP UPWARD AND WILL MOST LIKELY BE ABOVE FREEZING THROUGHOUT THE AREA BY MIDNIGHT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH HAVE BEEN REPORTED OVER MUCH OF THE ADVISORY AREA. ADDITIONAL ICING THIS EVENING WILL BE LIGHT.

* IMPACTS...A FEW BACK ROADS...SIDE WALKS AND PARKING LOTS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN TREATED MAY BE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF POWER OUTAGES ACROSS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...ESPECIALLY JACKSON COUNTY DUE TO DOWNED BRANCHES. THE ADDITIONAL LIGHT ICING WILL RESULT IN A CONTINUED THREAT OF DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EDWARDS ... FRANKLIN ... HAMILTON ... JACKSON ... JEFFERSON ... PERRY ... WABASH ... WAYNE

Instructions:

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT LESS THAN ONE QUARTER INCH OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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Address/Location
Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
100 S Jackson St
McLeansboro, IL 62859

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-643-3744

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Freezing Rain Advisory

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