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Slick roads reported as freezing rain, sleet rolls through Tri-States

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(WGEM) - Freezing Rain Advisories are in effect for several counties in the WGEM viewing area as a line of freezing rain rolls through the area.

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory through Noon for nearly all counties in the WGEM viewing area, with one-tenth inch of ice was expected to accumulate on Sunday morning. Reports of slick roads and highways from all parts of the area were reported during the early morning hours Sunday.

(Click here to see a complete list of watches and warnings.)

The Missouri Department of Transportation has discouraged travel in northeast Missouri on Sunday morning. Missouri crews began pretreating all supplementary roads in northeast Missouri Saturday night. Major highways like US 63, 61, 36 and Missouri 24 will receive continuous treatment through the storm.

In Quincy, Center Services Director Marty Stegeman says city trucks will typically work the more widely traveled streets first in winter weather, and then move through the neighborhoods.

Numerous churches in the Tri-States have also cancelled services for Sunday. (Click here for the latest list of reported cancellations.) 

You can track the incoming winter weather, for free, anytime on your Apple or Android device with the WGEM StormTrak Mobile app. (Click here to learn more about the WGEM StormTrak Mobile app.)

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