ST. LOUIS — Old Man Winter is here to stay…

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of the 5 On Your Side viewing area until noon Wednesday.

The advisory is for portions of central, east central and northeast Missouri and south central, southwest and west central Illinois.

LATEST: Freezing drizzle, slick spots possible Wednesday morning

What is a winter weather advisory? It means there could be periods of freezing rain or freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.

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Last weekend's snow storm caused traffic nightmares across the bi-state.

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In Illinois, call 1-800-452-4368 for road information. In Missouri, call 1-888-275-6636 for road information.

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