Cleveland police advise people not to travel unless absolutely necessary

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CLEVELAND -- As high winds and snow hit Northeast Ohio, Cleveland police are asking people to stay off the roads.

Police say, due to numerous issues including downed trees, power wires and power outages, residents of and visitors to the City of Cleveland are advised not to travel unless absolutely necessary.

They say crews are out clearing streets and trying to restore power.

**Check the FirstEnergy outage map**

A winter storm warning and advisory remain in effect until Friday at noon.



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