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(WJW) – The Tuesday morning commute is off to a slick start.

FOX 8’s Patty Harken is reporting on several accidents from Ground FOX.

9 a.m. A crash along I-77 North, just beyond I-480, has the two left lanes blocked. For the latest NE Ohio traffic conditions, click here.

8 a.m. There are several accidents impacting the Tuesday morning commute. Patty Harken shows us the backup along I-90 westbound, as well as a second-morning crash along State Route 8. Watch her update below:

7:20 a.m: There are about half of a dozen crashes impacting the Tuesday morning commute due to slushy and icy conditions. Below is a look at a map showing the incidents provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation. For more details, click here.


7:10 a.m. Ashland County is under a Level 1 Snow Emergency, according to the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Huron County is under a Level 1 Snow Emergency, according to the Huron County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

7 a.m. Patty Harken has a look at two crashes slowing traffic. One is along I-90 and the other is along I-480. Here is her 7 a.m. update:

6:30 a.m. A crash along I-90 westbound has the right lane blocked on I-90 West at I-77 South. Another crash on I-480 West has the left lane blocked at Tiedeman Road.

6 a.m.: At about 6 a.m., the Ohio Department of Transportation reported a crash near State Route 8 Northbound. The left lane was blocked on SR-8 North/SR-59 East beyond Howe Ave. due to the crash.

5:30 a.m. A City of Cleveland snow plow ran into a utility pole early Tuesday morning.  It happened at Franklin Boulevard and West 79th Street around 5:25 a.m. The utility pole and wires were seen down by Fox 8 crews in that area. West 79th St. is closed for one block, south of Franklin Avenue.

5 a.m. School closings have been coming into the FOX 8 Newsroom. The latest closings and delays can be found, here.

Erie County is under a Level 2 Snow Emergency, according to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

“Roadways are hazardous due to blowing through and drifting snow and/or ice cover. Only those who believe it is necessary to drive would be on the roadways,” the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post says.