Lake effect snow causes crashes, parking bans

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The wicked wintry weather is leading to crashes all over Northeast Ohio.

A semi crash on I-90 East in Rocky River is causing traffic problems. CLICK HERE for more on that.

In Cleveland- people working in University Circle were encouraged to leave work early.

The Shoreway between Clifton Avenue and West 49th Street reopened after being closed due to road conditions.

More than a foot of snow has piled up in places like Mentor, Painesville and South Madison, and several inches fell in other communities causing traffic headaches all over NE Ohio.

90 east bound closed before the Columbia exit. (courtesy: Lakewood Fire Department)

90 east bound closed before the Columbia exit. (courtesy: Lakewood Fire Department)

A lake effect snow warning is in effect for Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Ashtabula counties through Saturday morning.

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See the archived blog below for updates on traffic, closings and other snow-related issues:

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20146:30 am

From Patty Harken in GroundFox: 77 North past Pleasant Valley: two cars on left berm and poor visibility. Snow-covered roads.

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20146:30 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20146:30 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20146:31 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20147:09 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20147:10 am

Interstate 71N approaching the Innerbelt bridge

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20147:24 am

Authorities in Akron have closed I-76 eastbound, west of the central
interchange, due to a large traffic crash with injuries. All vehicles
traveling eastbound from the west leg will be diverted south to I-77
south. They will not be able to go east on I-76 or north on Rt. 8. As
many as nine vehicles may be involved. It could be several hours before
this part of the expressway is open again. Police suggest that motorists
take alternate routes to avoid long delays.

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:08 am

Police in Richfield are asking drivers to avoid I-271 both directions due to several accidents caused by snowy and icy conditions.

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:09 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:10 am

From Patty Harken in GroundFox: Traffic stop and go from I-90E to I-271S

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:21 am

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:26 am

I-76E in Akron has been reopened after a crash involving several vehicles

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20148:45 am

Jackknifed semi on I-271 south of Route 303 in Richfield

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20149:08 am

From Fox 8’s Peggy Sinkovich: Lots of traffic congestion on I-77

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20149:14 am

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea: Car slides into Bridgeside neighborhood sign in Avon Lake

Darcie Loreno November 14, 20149:59 am

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea on I-490

Darcie Loreno November 14, 201410:00 am

From Fox 8’s Jack Shea: spin-out on I-90

Jessica Bates November 14, 201410:30 am

Traffic Alert:  The 
Cleveland Division of Police are reporting an accident at I-71 North
and 490. The accident is causing delays and traffic is backed up to W.

Jessica Bates November 14, 201410:33 am

A snow emergency parking ban has been issued for the city of Cleveland until further notice.

Jessica Bates November 14, 201410:58 am

Traffic alert: A semi has jackknifed at State Route 176 at Harvard and Denison. All lanes are reportedly blocked.

Jessica Bates November 14, 201411:53 am

The snowy conditions continue to impact travel: Here are the latest alerts from Cleveland Police:

176 N. at Harvard, Jackknifed semi is now moved, traffic remains stop and go
Shoreway closed east and west from Clifton to W. 49 due to road conditions and snow drifts

71N at 490 motor vehicle accident and road conditions causing delays.

Jessica Bates November 14, 201412:35 pm

Racino has canceled today’s races due to inclement weather. They plan to 
return to our normal schedule tomorrow, weather permitting.

Kara Sutyak November 14, 20141:55 pm

Kara Sutyak November 14, 20142:03 pm

All traffic exiting at Detroit following a semi crash on I90 East in Rocky River:

Kara Sutyak November 14, 20143:37 pm

Update from FOX 8’s Lorrie Taylor on the scene: I-90E at Columbia Rd. remains closed as crews clean up wreckage from a semi crash.

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