Freezing rain warning issued for Wednesday

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Tuesday is mainly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of early-morning showers before skies clear and the temperature drops to -4 C by the afternoon.

The city's overnight parking ban has been lifted. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become hard to navigate due to accumulating snow.

According to the weather warning, our region could experience freezing rain for much of Wednesday, before the precipitation changes into normal rain in the afternoon.

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Hazardous winter driving conditions are anticipated. They say most of the snow cover will disappear Tuesday. And we expect the highest accumulations to lie between I-94 and M-59.

Temperatures will be warm enough in central IL to have that area experience all rain, but readings will hover below freezing (25 to 30-degrees) most of the area north of roughly a Pontiac to Kankakee to Valparaiso line. There is going to be a break in the action on Wednesday, followed by another round of snow Wednesday night, Thursday, into Thursday night.

People continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. Temperatures remain in the 20s and 30s for highs although a few spots may be able to get in the 40s tomorrow.

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