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Winter weather emergency

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) -- A Level 1 Winter Weather Emergency starting tonight at 8:00 p.m.

The declaration applies only to county highways.  Under a Level 1 Winter Weather Emergency, roadways are open, but considered hazardous.  Drivers will encounter blowing and drifting snow and should use extreme caution. 

Road conditions will be monitored throughout the evening.  If necessary, the emergency level may be adjusted based upon those changing conditions.


Drivers are encouraged to access the Sangamon County Website (www.co.sangamon.il.us) and click on the quick link “Winter Weather County Highway Road Condition Map” to see the latest driving conditions on Sangamon County highways. 

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