Drivers should be prepared for slippery roads this morning. The National Weather Service says freezing rain is expected, which may cause hazardous travel conditions.
A winter weather advisory is in effect until at least 9 am throughout the area. People are urged to slow down and use caution while driving.
Illinois State Police report several slide-offs on Route 45 north of Urbana. Patchy fog and freezing mist may be un-noticed to drivers, so extra caution is advised.