Record-breaking snowfall? Maybe for some this late in the spring

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Many areas overnight saw up to 4 inches of snow in Northeast Ohio.

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That’s causing some outages with power lines weighed down under the weight of the snow and also tree branches snapping.

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On the highways and interstates, some areas just have one lane clear.

The secondary roads are in a little rougher shape, but ground temps should help get melting going as the sun rises.

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We’re keeping updated minute-by-minute below.


8:32 a.m. – Interstate 480 westbound between SR 82 and the Cuyahoga County line is closed due to a crash, according to a report from ODOT.

8:30 a.m. – FirstEnergy power outages are down to 23,000.

8:00 a.m. – Power outages have gone down slightly. There are 30,000 FirstEnergy customers without power.

7:50 a.m. – The Ohio State Highway Patrol now says the accident on the turnpike at MM 132 near SR 60 did not involve a trooper with their department. No reports of injuries. New video from the scene.

7:35 a.m. – More than two dozen schools closed or delayed. Check the list.

7:05 a.m. Turnpike police say the accident at MM 132 near SR 60 involves a trooper with Ohio State Highway Patrol.

6:55 a.m. – FirstEnergy reports more than 32,000 people without power.

6:45 a.m. – FOX 8 Meteorologist Scott Sabol reports some people received up to 6 inches of snow.

6:35 a.m. – More than 31,000 FirstEnergy customers have lost power.

6:25 a.m. – More than 30,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power.

5:50 a.m. – FirstEnergy reports more than 27,000 customers without power.

5:45 a.m. – We’re seeing lots of big branches and wires down in Fairview Park from heavy snow.

5:09 a.m. – More than 21,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power.

4:39 a.m. – More than 15,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power. The bulk of the outages are in Lake, Lorain, Cuyahoga, and Medina counties.

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