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UPDATED: dense fog advisory extended until 2 p.m.

12:02 p.m. update:

The advisory has been extended until 2 p.m.

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10:30 a.m. update:

A dense fog advisory is in effect for all of East Central Illinois until noon Monday.

The advisory includes Champaign, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and Vermilion counties.

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Wind advisory expires

The National Weather Service has extended the wind advisory for East Central Illinois until 9 a.m. Monday.

Gusts of 50 miles per hour are possible, and the high winds will be coupled with light snow. This will mean hazardous driving conditions and downed tree limbs.

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CHAMPAIGN — Downtown and Campustown businesses need to clear snow in front of their properties within 48 hours, the city said Thursday afternoon.

Businesses have until 2:45 p.m. Saturday to comply by shoveling a path that's 4 feet wide or the width of the sidewalk, whichever is smaller.

Corner properties also need to clear sidewalk ramps.

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Winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service says all of East Central Illinois will be under winter weather advisory starting Wednesday night, except for Ford and Iroquois counties.

The advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday and covers Champaign, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby and Vermilion counties.

UPDATED: wind advisory expires

New 3:34 p.m. Thursday:

The National Weather Service has cancelled the wind advisory.

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Original story 10:18 a.m. Thursday:

A wind advisory continues until 7 p.m. Thursday for Champaign, Vermilion, Piatt, Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Shelby and Moultrie counties.

UPDATE: Freeze warning issued for East Central Illinois

New 3:16 p..m. Monday:

All of East Central Illinois is now under a freeze warning for the overnight hours Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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New 1:29 p.m. Monday:

Ford and Iroquois counties are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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Original story 7:54 a.m. Monday:

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