LIVE BLOG & VIDEO: Winter Storm Impacts Travel

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CLEVELAND –The winter storm bearing down on Northeast Ohio is impacting your drive Wednesday.

From traffic delays to flight cancellations we will be updating you on the conditions as you head out in the elements.

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Follow along in our live blog below for up-to-the minute updates….

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20146:02 pm

From Fox 8’s Peggy Sinkovich in GroundFox: A jeep has overturned on I-271 south of the Mayfield exit on the east side

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Traffic on Route 8 in Cuyahoga Falls is also traveling smoothly

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20145:02 pm

From Fox 8’s Kevin Freeman: I-480 in Garfield Heights is moving smoothly

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20144:33 pm

From Fox 8’s Lorrie Taylor in GroundFox: It’s smooth going on I-77 in Akron. Traffic traveling at about 60 miles per hour with no problem

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20144:32 pm

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea in GroundFox: Some cars have gone off the road on I-90 west near 611

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20144:03 pm

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea in GroundFox: A view of I-90 west near the Lorain Avenue exit

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20143:50 pm

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea in GroundFox: A view of the Shoreway heading west

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20143:48 pm

Bratenahl police say a spun-out car is causing some traffic back-up on I-90 eastbound after the Eddy Road bridge. They expect the scene to be clear soon.

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20143:23 pm

Bath Township police say a Level 2 warning remains in effect overnight. Roads are snow-covered and drifted, and travel is discouraged.

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20142:27 pm

Cleveland police have announced they will escort plows through different
sections of the city to ensure a clear path for plow trucks. Officers
also have the discretion to ticket cars if they feel necessary, if they
are not abiding by the parking ban.

Darcie Loreno February 5, 20141:46 pm

The City of Cleveland says tandem plowing is now in effect to help with the afternoon commute. They encourage drivers to limit travel to allow the plows to do their jobs

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20141:20 pm

South Euclid has issued a snow parking ban

Jessica Bates February 5, 201412:29 pm

Crocker Park customers: Barnes & Noble will be closed today due to the weather. It will open again tomorrow at 9:00am.

Jessica Bates February 5, 201412:03 pm

TRAFFIC ALERT: A multi-vehicle crash along I-90 eastbound has closed the Columbia Rd exit in Westlake.

Jessica Bates February 5, 201412:02 pm

From FOX 8’s Todd Meany-Ground FOX capturing photos of an accident on i90 eastbound just past MLK.

Kara Sutyak February 5, 201411:42 am

City of Cleveland now has 51 plows out clearing roads

Jessica Bates February 5, 201410:55 am
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The city of Beachwood currently has 18 trucks and staff working plowing and salting city streets.


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Forget 4-wheel drive! check out this local man’s transportation and then send us your pics..
http://localtvwjw.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/skiing1.jpeg?w=660

Jessica Bates February 5, 201410:07 am

The city of Akron has issued a snow parking ban until further notice

Jessica Bates February 5, 201410:05 am

Cancellations and delays at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20149:22 am

Snow parking bans and snow emergencies are still coming in. Get an updated list: http://link.fox8.com/1il7kye

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20149:16 am
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A school bus got stuck in a snowy ditch in Eastlake this morning; there are no injuries.

A FOX 8 viewer sent us this photo.

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20149:07 am

Snow still falling in parts of Northeast Ohio; a FOX 8 viewer named Teresa sent us this photo from Vermilion.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20148:43 am

The city of North Royalton has issued a snow parking ban until further notice.
Get the latest on the snow parking bans here

Jessica Bates February 5, 20148:39 am


From FOX 8 viewer Janice Hunsberger

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Level 3 snow emergency issued for Ottawa County- 

Click here for more information on what the different levels mean.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20148:16 am

The cities of Solon and Maple Heights are now under a snow parking ban until further notice.

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20148:14 am
Jessica Bates February 5, 20148:07 am

United Airlines has canceled 50% of their flights this morning out of Hopkins Airport. Flights are scheduled to resume around 2p.m. today.. For more information about your flight click here.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20148:04 am


Snowy conditions along Rt 90 just before E156
Picture courtesy: Rachael Aquila

Shannon Carney February 5, 20147:56 am

All Erie County offices are on a delay and will open at 10 a.m.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:54 am

FOX 8’s Elisa Amigo reports 3 cars are off the road in Rocky River

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:51 am

Heavy winds and driving snow in Elyria-
(picture courtesy- FOX 8 viewer Michael D. Kokinda Sr

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:36 am

All trains are running near scheduled times for RTA.

RTA urges bus customers to use the real time tracking information while waiting for their bus (link found on riderta.com).

The regularly scheduled frequency of all trains during morning rush hour is about every 8

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:26 am
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Kara Sutyak February 5, 20147:20 am

Holmes County is now under a level 2 snow emergency

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:17 am

Medina County is now under a level 2 snow emergency

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:15 am

A parking ban has been issued for the city of Stow until further notice

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:15 am

A parking ban is in effect for the city of Berea

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20147:15 am

From ODOT: District 12 is fully staffed with 80 crews in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Crews will continue to work around-the-clock plowing and salting roadways.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:15 am

A level 2 snow emergency has been issued for Wayne County

Jessica Bates February 5, 20147:14 am

Richland County is now under level 2 snow emergency

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20146:55 am
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Jessica Bates February 5, 20146:44 am
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Jessica Bates February 5, 20146:24 am

Current conditions along I-71 and Clark

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20146:20 am

A look at the Innerbelt eastbound approaching E. 9th from FOX 8’s Matt Anderson

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20146:09 am
Kara Sutyak February 5, 20146:03 am

A look at the latest road conditions on Warren Road at Munn Road in Cleveland from FOX 8’s Matt Anderson

Jessica Bates February 5, 20146:02 am
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Kara Sutyak February 5, 20145:59 am

A winter storm warning remains in effect through this afternoon; snow totals have been revised

http://link.fox8.com/16Bl8Oq

Jessica Bates February 5, 20145:43 am
Kara Sutyak February 5, 20145:36 am
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City of Cleveland: There will not be any closures or delayed start time for city personnel. All city personnel should report for their regularly scheduled shift. 

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20145:10 am

50 snow plows are out this morning clearing Cleveland’s main streets

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20145:07 am
Jessica Bates February 5, 20145:04 am

Flight cancellations are being reported at both Hopkins International Airport and Akron Canton Airport. Check with your carrier if you have a flight scheduled for today.

Kara Sutyak February 5, 20144:55 am

Here’s a photo from Stacey Frey– the latest conditions on 271 and Chagrin in Orange at 5am.

Jessica Bates February 5, 20144:52 am
Jessica Bates February 5, 20144:52 am

4 comments

  • jim

    its unreal how the news makes such a big deal about snow and once again hyped it up a scared some people,its snow we deal with it all the time.

  • dan

    you weather people need to stop blowing your whistle when we get snow…..toyally uncalled for….or is it that you like throwing people into a panic?

  • Tor

    It may be just snow and we deal with it.. but i live in twp and there has been 1 plow that i know of and the roads out here are not clear!!! I real hate the snow!!!!

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