CLE plows focused on residential streets; several snow bans, emergencies in effect

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Mansfield on Jan. 7 (Credit: Viewer Edith McDonald)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland released a winter weather plan Thursday morning to deal with the several inches of snow that’s fallen in NE Ohio this week.

As of 3 a.m. Thursday, the city had 51 plows and 10 road graders servicing residential streets. The snow removal fleet was to focus on clearing residential roads until at least 4 p.m.

The suggested using caution if travel is required.

Meanwhile, the Greater Cleveland RTA said that as of 6:30 a.m., all rail lines were delayed by approximately 30 minutes due to icy conditions. Major weather-related delays were reported on all Rapid Lines.

Several communities also had snow parking bans in effect:

  • Brooklyn
  • Brunswick
  • Brunswick Hills
  • Chester Township
  • Cleveland
  • Lorain
  • Newburgh Heights
  • North Royalton
  • Painesville

Snow emergencies have been issued for the following areas:

  • Huron County – Level 2

**Click here for your winter survival guide that breaks down snow emergency levels**

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