Officials urge residents to avoid traveling in Dubuque County

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DUBUQUE Co., Iowa (KWQC) - Dubuque County officials are urging residents to avoid travel if at all possible.

Officials with the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office issued a notice shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday saying "Travel Not Advised on Dubuque County roadways."

Officials say the combination of rain and below-freezing temperatures has created a dangerous driving condition for commuters.

Officials say the conditions are expected to continue, there is a little chance that the Dubuque County Highway Department will be able to keep all roads clear.

This advisory is in effect until further notice.