FIRST ALERT WEATHER: National Weather Service extends Winter Weather Advisory into Friday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Prepare for the possibility of icy roads in the Ozarks Friday.

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of the Ozarks. The advisory lasts from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. on Friday. The counties include Bates, Barry, Barton, Benton (Mo,), Camden, Christian Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton (Mo.), Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.

The KY3 First Alert Weather Team predicts a light mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow. Freezing rain accumulations could total around a tenth of an inch of ice.

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