Freezing rain and snow could create slippery holiday travel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Transportation urges travelers to use extreme caution while traveling during the weekend storm.

Periods of sleet, freezing rain and snow throughout the state beginning late Friday and ending early Sunday could create slippery road conditions.

MoDOT advises people attending holiday parties on New Year’s Eve to consider staying at your party destination.

Consult weather forecasts in your area and along the route to your destination before driving.

To find out more and track the incoming storm, click here to visit Doug Heady’s New Year’s Eve weather blog.

slight glazing of ice on the pavement could impact travel, especially on elevated surfaces like bridges and overpasses, according to MoDOT.

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