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Freezing Rain Advisory Remains in Effect

A Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect in Northwest Indiana until 9pm Central Standard Time tonight Sunday Jan 27, 2013. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service say ice accumulations of up to a couple tenths of an inch are possible. Here's the Short Term Forecast issued by the National Weather Service Chicago office:
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
301 PM CST SUN JAN 27 2013 /401 PM EST SUN JAN 27 2013/
.NOW...
THROUGH 500 PM CST...WIDESPREAD SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.
THIS WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
TRANSITION TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN...THEN TO RAIN SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 80 BY EARLY EVENING AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO
INCREASE.
MANY ROADWAYS HAVE ALREADY BECOME SLICK OR WILL QUICKLY BECOME
SLICK THIS AFTERNOON. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR CHANGING
CONDITIONS.
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