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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday January 11th, 2018 :: 03:17 a.m. CST
Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 06:00AM Friday

...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL FOLLOW A STRONG COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible in east central and southeast Illinois, where up to one tenth of an inch of ice accumulation is also expected. Areas closer to the I-55 corridor will see minor glazing.

* WHERE...Locations from about I-55 eastward, with the greatest impact in east central and southeast Illinois.

* WHEN...The mixed precipitation will develop near I-55 early this evening, and near I-57 during the middle to late evening. Most of the mixture after midnight will be in eastern Illinois.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A strong cold front will result in temperatures falling 30 to 40 degrees in a few hours. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained by calling 1-800-452-4368.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHAMPAIGN ... CHRISTIAN ... CLARK ... CLAY ... COLES ... CRAWFORD ... CUMBERLAND ... DE WITT ... DOUGLAS ... EDGAR ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... LAWRENCE ... LOGAN ... MACON ... MCLEAN ... MOULTRIE ... PIATT ... RICHLAND ... SANGAMON ... SHELBY ... VERMILION

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Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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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:
Winter Weather Advisory

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