Traffic Conditions Calm as Polar Plunge Arrives

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CLEVELAND — Snow blanketed much of the area as temperatures continue to fall.

Most of northeast Ohio Monday morning was under a Winter Storm Warning and Wind Chill Warning, with temperatures reaching record-breaking lows.

Many area roads were snow-covered. Several cars have hit slick spots and spun off the road, but no serious accidents were reported.

Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken canvassed the area in GroundFOX and kept viewers updated on the conditions.

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: Snowy roads on I-90 east through Rocky River and Lakewood, but traffic moving at about 50 miles per hour

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Parking bans are in effect for the cities of Lorain and Brunswick until further notice.

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: Roads are mainly wet on Route 2 in the Painesville/Mentor areas.

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: I-90 near the Columbia Road area in Cleveland is snow-covered

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: There are no major accidents this morning, just a few reported spin-outs.

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: Reports of slow-downs due to an accident on I-480 east near the Jennings Freeway…

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From Patty Harken in GroundFox: I-71 near Bagley is clear — just wet.

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