Fog and freezing conditions prompt weather alerts Wednesday morning

Weather Alerts for January 16th, 2019

Areas of dense fog, freezing fog, and freezing drizzle prompted several weather alerts to be issued early Wednesday ahead of the morning commute.

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until Noon Wednesday for Saline, Pettis, Benton, Howard, Cooper, Morgan, Camden, Audrain, Boone, Moniteau, Cole, Miller, Phelps, Pulaski, Maries, Osage, Gasconade, Montgomery, and Callaway county.

Expect reduced visibility of less than a quarter mile at times for the morning commute. Freezing fog could also cause slick conditions on roads, sidewalks, and other surfaces.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Noon Wednesday for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Montgomery, Osage and Gasconade county.

Freezing drizzle could cause slippery conditions on roads and other surfaces once it falls. A light glaze of ice is expected for areas central and eastern Missouri. Especially on untreated surfaces.

The combination of dense fog and potentially slick roads will lead to travel difficulties Wednesday morning. Be prepared for slippery roads and use caution while driving.

To check road conditions in your neighborhood, click on the MoDOT Traveler Map here.

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