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A significant winter storm system brought hazardous travel conditions to the region the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, Jan. 22, through the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 23.  Freezing drizzle and rain fell for much of the morning and afternoon on Tuesday causing slick roads.  Precipitation quickly changed to snow mainly north of a line from Keokuk, IA to Galesburg, IL, to Priceton, IL.  Snowfall totals of 2 to 6 inches were common over much of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois.  Rainfall totals over three quarters of an inch were seen over west central and north central Illinois.

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