Dense fog advisory: Drive with your headlights on; it’s the law

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Ocala, Florida — A dense fog advisory has been issued from 6:31 p.m. Monday, December 6, until  Tuesday, December 7 at 10 a.m.

Visibility will be greatly reduced. All motorists are reminded to keep their low-beam headlights on as required by Florida statute.

The advisory has been issued for the following counties: Citrus, Pinellas, Hernando, Levy, Pasco, Leon, Gadsden, Taylor, Jefferson, Franklin, Madison, Lafayette, Dixie, Liberty, and Wakulla.

According to the National Weather Service, visibility in some areas will be reduced to less than a quarter-mile.

Driving with headlights on in the fog greatly reduces the risk of traffic accidents.