...Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 am CDT Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a dense fog advisory...which is in effect until 9 am CDT Thursday.
* Short term trends...surface observations and area web cams indicate that visibility has dropped to at or below one quarter of a mile in several locations across the advisory area. These visibility restrictions are expected to persist through the overnight hours.
* Timing and areas affected...through the overnight hours tonight into the mid morning hours Thursday morning across much of southern Missouri.
* Visibility...less than one quarter mile visibility is expected in many locations.
* Impacts...visibility may vary considerably over short distances...with restrictions below one quarter mile expected. This will result in hazardous driving conditions across the advisory area.
A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down... use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.