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Snowfall causes travel problems

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More snowfall expected Tuesday afternoon More snowfall expected Tuesday afternoon

Snowfall started Monday afternoon across the Tri-States, causing traffic concerns for drivers.

Missouri Department of Transportation reminded drivers to take it slow and stressed black ice can be hard to detect.

Winter Weather Advisories were issued for parts of the Tri-States: Clark and Scotland Counties in Missouri, Lee County in Iowa and Hancock County in Illinois from 12 p.m Monday until 8 p.m. Monday. The advisory was for McDonough County from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. Monday.

Another advisory was issued until midnight Monday for Adams County Illinois, and Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls and Shelby Counties in Missouri. 

"Up north areas can expect around two to four inches of snowfall by Monday evening," Shive said. "The rest of the Tri-States, including Quincy and Hannibal, can expect around one inch or less."

Shive said overnight lows will be near 10 degrees. and more snowfall accumulation is possible Tuesday night.

"It looks like a widespread one to three inches possible with wave number two on Tuesday," Shive said.

Shive said more travel problems can be expected Tuesday night and Wednesday.

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