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Slick roads possible for Thursday morning commute

ABC 17 News crews are monitoring road conditions throughout mid-Missouri as ice is expected to hit the area early Thursday morning.

Columbia Public Works said drivers should use caution as temperatures might drop throughout the day. They will have a full crew monitoring and treating roads all day.

Temperatures may begin falling rapidly at some point today. So continue to drive with caution and stay tuned to your local forecasts for updates.

— Columbia Pub Works (@pub_works) February 7, 2019

The Missouri Department of Transportation Troop F tweeted, and they are also monitoring road conditions. Check MoDOT’s traveler map to stay up-to-date with mid-Missouri’s road conditions before you head out the door. Most Columbia roads were clear at 6:40 a.m.

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Ice is accumulating on elevated surfaces like trees and fences.

Salt washes away easily on roads, making it difficult for crews to treat roads in icy conditions.

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