The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Texas County until Friday morning.

Here is the bulletin:

Weather for Texas… …DENSE FOG AND DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT… .A COMBINATION OF MOIST GROUNDS DUE TO MELTING SNOW ALONG WITH INCREASING MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTH WILL LEAD TO DENSE FOG AND DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS. ADDITIONALLY…THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME POCKETS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING FOG AS TEMPERATURES HOVER AROUND THE FREEZING MARK. ANY ICE ACCUMULATION WOULD BE VERY MINOR…BUT MAY POSE AN ADDITIONAL DRIVING HAZARD. …DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY. * TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED…AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 49 CORRIDOR AS WELL AS AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A MOUNT VERNON TO BUFFALO TO ROLLA LINE THROUGH TONIGHT. * VISIBILITY…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. * IMPACTS…LOW VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT. IN ADDITION TO THE FOG…PATCHY DRIZZLE IS ALSO EXPECTED FROM LATER THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD. WITH TEMPERATURES HOVERING NEAR THE FREEZING MARK…A VERY THIN GLAZE OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER LOCALIZED AREAS…WHICH WOULD ADD TO TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

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