Dense Fog Advisory Issued for Parts of Central Illinois

Dense fog blanketed parts of central Illinois on Thursday, January 19, prompting weather advisories from local officials.

This footage, filmed by Twitter user @Stormteen1, shows a street in the city of Polo shrouded in a dense mist on Thursday morning.

The National Weather Service issued a a dense fog advisory for the region, warning travellers to slow down, use low beams and increase following distance while driving. Credit: @Stormteen1 via Storyful

Video transcript

- Looks like we have some dense fog here this morning in Polo, Illinois. Looks to be about one fourth mile visibility. That's some pretty thick fog.

Surprise is only a special weather statement. I don't know how long it's supposed to last for, but it's pretty sick this morning. But, yeah, says occurring in Polo, Illinois in Ogle County.

Looks like we have some dense fog here this morning in Polo, Illinois. Looks to be about one fourth mile visibility. That's some pretty thick fog.

Surprise is only a special weather statement. I don't know how long it's supposed to last for, but it's pretty sick this morning. But, yeah, says occurring in Polo, Illinois in Ogle County.

Looks like we have some dense fog here this morning in Polo, Illinois. Looks to be about one fourth mile visibility. That's some pretty thick fog.

Surprise is a special weather statement. I don't know how long it's supposed to last for, but it's pretty sick this morning. But, yeah, this is occurring in Polo, Illinois in Ogle County.