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State warns motorists: Heavy snow, bitter cold to make travel hazardous (free content)

The Homewood-Flossmoor area could get 4 to 8 inches of snow from noon Saturday through Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service, and with gusty winds and cold temperatures, travel is expected to be hazardous all weekend.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is urging drivers to consider postponing any unnecessary travel.

“IDOT crews will be out on the roads but conditions could still be extremely hazardous, so we encourage motorists to ask themselves if they really need to make the trip,” said Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “If you do have to travel, remember that the bitter cold . . .

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