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Heartland counties brace for more winter weather

CAPE GIRARDEAU (KFVS) - Portions of southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois are preparing for yet another round of winter weather.

10 heartland counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory.  It's just days after another line of rain, sleet, and snow fell on parts of heartland, marking the official start of Spring. 

A representative from the Missouri Department of Transportation says they have already prepared roadways in the counties that could be affected by the latest storm.  MODOT is urging travelers to stay off any roadways that could be threatened by the latest line of storms. 

You can stay informed on Missouri road conditions by using their Traveler Information Map, available online at www.modot.org or through their new smartphone app.

You can also find the latest weather news and alerts on our Stormteam Weather Page.  You can also download our free KFVS12 Weather apps for iPhone and Android.

A full list of the latest weather advisories can be found here.

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