MoDOT: Icy conditions pose threat to Monday rush hour -

MoDOT: Icy conditions pose threat to Monday rush hour

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MoDOT truck (Credit: KMOV) MoDOT truck (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS -- Officials from the Missouri Department of Transportation are warning rush-hour commuters to be alert to changing weather conditions Monday.

Freezing drizzle and light snow are expected to hit the area around 4:00 p.m. Monday. MoDOT officials said that if commuters can leave work early, they should. 

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"This is an icing event. Conditions will change quickly," said James Kramper with the National Weather Service Monday morning.

For an updated forecast, including a chance for more snow Tuesday night, click here.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for a large portion of the KMOV viewing area. A light glaze of ice and 1/2 inch of snow are possible from 4 p.m. to midnight.

MoDOT said they will have crews on the road all afternoon and evening.

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