The Illinois Department of Transportation is showing that most of the I-72 corridor west of Springfield as having roads that are partly covered by ice & snow this evening. Route 24 from the Adams County line east into Brown, Schuyler, Mason, and Fulton counties show roads fully covered with ice and snow. Motorists are being advised to use caution and avoid travel if they can. Motorists can check Getting Around Illinois for the most updated winter weather conditions on Illinois highways. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the WLDS/WEAI listening area until 6AM Sunday, January 2. Snowfall is expected to reach 2 to 5 inches in total, with up to 0.20 inches of sleet and freezing rain. Precipitation will change to all snow tonight. Wind chills of 0 to 10 below zero are likely tonight into Sunday morning as the coldest air of the season so far arrives. Wind chills of 0 to 10 degrees below zero are possible through Monday morning.
Icy Road Conditions Along I-72 Corridor
By Benjamin Cox on January 1, 2022 at 6:56pm