WEATHER: Dense fog advisory in effect until 10am this morning

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UPDATE: 11/03/2016 8:08am The dense fog advisory has been extended and now includes the Jackson metro area.

Original Story:

HATTIESBURG, Mississipppi (WHLT) A dense fog advisory is in effect until 10:00am on Thursday, November 3, 2016 for several counties in Mississippi.

The National Weather Service has issued the warning, stating that visibility in some locations will be reduced to less than one quarter of a mile.

Officials are urging drivers to slow down, use headlights, leave plenty of distance between cars, and allow extra time for travel this morning.

As of 6:20am the following counties are under the advisory:

Sunshine is expected to burn off most of the fog later in the morning.

Today’s WHLT Weather Forecast for Hattiesburg, Mississippi