(KFVS) - Rain, sleet and snow developed across the Heartland on Friday into Saturday.
If you have to get out, make sure you check road conditions first.
MoDOT is asking the public to stay home Friday through the weekend.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has trucks on the road spot treating bridges, overpasses and other potential trouble spots in Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, and Livingston Counties. They have supervisors out patrolling in all other counties where crews are on alert with trucks loaded and ready to respond when needed.
KY highway and ice report for District 1 at 11 p.m.
Two trucks out spot treating bridges. US 51 bridge over Ohio River has deck temp of 30. Wet pavement.
Foreman patrolling. Wet pavement only. no change.
Four trucks out treating bridges, no road problem at this time. getting a little slicker in spots
Foreman patrolling. . Starting to get slick spots, six trucks out.
Foreman patrolling. Wet pavement only. no change
Foreman patrolling. Roadways wet. Road temp. 34
Crews on standby.
Back in facility after treating bridges and trouble spots. Will remain on standby. Foreman patrolling. Closed portion of KY 137 extended.
KY 453/Dover Rd. reopened after a downed utility pole and lines blocked the road at the 8 mile marker. According to KYTC, a Windstream crew will return in the next few days with a work zone and flaggers to do some additional work.
Six trucks out. Many roads beginning to glaze over. Ice beginning to form on trees and power lines. Air and road temps below 30 deg..
Reports of tree limbs down on state routes due to ice. Crews heading out to investigate. Some power outage reported.
Eight trucks out, treating slick spots, bridges, overpasses. I 24 bridge over Ohio river between KY & Illinois (West Bound) moving very slow due to wreck on bridge. IDOT has been notified.
Foreman patrolling. No trucks out. Temps holding at 34 deg
The City of Murphysboro, Illinois announced on Friday, Feb. 15 it is activating its snow route ordinance. This means vehicles parked on snow routes must be moved as soon as possible since the National Weather Service has forecast a snowfall of three or more inches of snow in the area. Crews with the Murphysboro Street Department will begin clearing the snow routs as soon as snow begins to fall. Below is the city’s Facebook post which includes the streets designated as snow routes.
Temperatures are expected to warm up on Saturday and help with melting. Traffic could be relatively back to normal by Saturday afternoon. However, cold temps Saturday night could lead to some re-freezing, so look out for ice.