Freezing Rain Advisory: Now Through 6:00 AM Tuesday

During the evening rush, the inbound lanes of I-290 were closed for about an hour between Wold Road and Mannheim Road. The eastbound lanes were re-opened about 7:40 p.m.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
727 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY…

.WIDESPREAD FREEZING DRIZZLE OVER NORTHERN ILLINOIS WILL CAUSE
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THIS EVENING AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. A
LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE CAN BE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED WALKWAYS AND
ROAD SURFACES.

LAKE IL-DUPAGE-COOK-WILL-KANKAKEE-IROQUOIS-FORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAUKEGAN…WHEATON…CHICAGO…JOLIET…
KANKAKEE…WATSEKA…PAXTON
727 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY…

* TIMING…THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* OTHER IMPACTS…UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL RECEIVE A
LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE…CAUSING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
OCCASIONAL BURSTS SNOW MIXING WITH THE FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY
ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITY 1 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


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