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Several roads are extremely icy and many vehicles are reported to be in ditches. Sources said near Cunningham and Springfield area, officers were not able to get up the roadway, due to the icy conditions. We got several reports of the highways being very slippery along with the rural roads. And even many roads within the city limits are very slippery.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
* WHAT…Freezing rain. Total ice accumulations of one tenth to
two tenths of an inch expected, with locally up to one quarter
of an inch.
* WHERE…Winnebago, Lee, Boone, Ogle and DeKalb Counties.
* WHEN…Until 9 AM CST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The hazardous conditions could impact the
Thursday morning commute.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down
and use caution while driving.