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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect South of Springfield

The National Weather Service is issuing a winter weather advisory for southern Missouri, south of Springfield.

The advisory began at 12 p.m. this afternoon and will be in effect until 6 p.m. tonight.

Weather experts say up to half an inch of sleet and snow can be expected for the following counties:

  • Christian County
  • Douglas County
  • Howell County
  • McDonald County
  • Barry County
  • Stone County
  • Toney County
  • Ozark County
  • Oregon County

Drivers are warned of slick driving conditions for the evening commute, and NWS says if you are walking, watch your step, especially along stairs, sidewalks and driveways.