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.
*Get the latest school and business closings here.*
Follow along in our live blog below for up-to-the minute updates….
Traffic on Route 8 in Cuyahoga Falls is also traveling smoothly
From Fox 8’s Kevin Freeman: I-480 in Garfield Heights is moving smoothly
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
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.
Bath Township police say a Level 2 warning remains in effect overnight. Roads are snow-covered and drifted, and travel is discouraged.
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.
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
South Euclid has issued a snow parking ban
Crocker Park customers: Barnes & Noble will be closed today due to the weather. It will open again tomorrow at 9:00am.
TRAFFIC ALERT: A multi-vehicle crash along I-90 eastbound has closed the Columbia Rd exit in Westlake.
City of Cleveland now has 51 plows out clearing roads
The city of Beachwood currently has 18 trucks and staff working plowing and salting city streets.
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The city of Akron has issued a snow parking ban until further notice
Snow parking bans and snow emergencies are still coming in. Get an updated list: http://link.fox8.com/1il7kye
The city of North Royalton has issued a snow parking ban until further notice.
Get the latest on the snow parking bans here
Level 3 snow emergency issued for Ottawa County-
Click here for more information on what the different levels mean.
The cities of Solon and Maple Heights are now under a snow parking ban until further notice.
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.
Snowy conditions along Rt 90 just before E156
Picture courtesy: Rachael Aquila
All Erie County offices are on a delay and will open at 10 a.m.
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
7:23 a.m.: It is basically raining liquid ice right now. The roads look wet, but that is a glaze of ice. Terrible driving conditions.
— Orrville PD (@orrvillepd) February 5, 2014
Weather Alert! Stark State College is CLOSED today, February 5 – all day and evening classes at all locations.
— Stark State College (@TheStarkState) February 5, 2014
Holmes County is now under a level 2 snow emergency
Medina County is now under a level 2 snow emergency
A parking ban has been issued for the city of Stow until further notice
A parking ban is in effect for the city of Berea
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.
A level 2 snow emergency has been issued for Wayne County
Richland County is now under level 2 snow emergency
Most schools in Cuyahoga County are still open. Watch for school buses and children walking. Drive Slow.
— Cleveland_EMS (@ClevelandEMS) February 5, 2014
A winter storm warning remains in effect through this afternoon; snow totals have been revised
With lots of snow on the road, delays are possible. Allow plenty of xtra travel time for your commute this AM. Remember- buses can't fly!
— Greater Cleve RTA (@GCRTA) February 5, 2014
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.
50 snow plows are out this morning clearing Cleveland’s main streets
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.