Illinois State police warn of interstates being impassable

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The Following Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police Pesotum, District 10

Pesotum 1-5-14 UPDATE 6:00 PM   Illinois State Police District 10 officials are advising INTERSTATE-57, INTERSTATE-72, and INTERSTATE-74, State Routes and US Routes are IMPASSIBLE due to white out conditions and drifting snow blocking the roadway.

Travel conditions are life threatening and anyone traveling on the roadways overnight is in life-threatening danger.  If motorists have vehicle problems, a disabled vehicle and/or crash, assistance may not arrive before they succumb to the extreme cold.  Temperatures and wind chills can quickly cause hypothermia and death.

Stay home and out of danger.

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