CLEVELAND (WJW) — Lake effect snow caused issues on Northeast Ohio roadways Friday morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina and Summit counties until 1 a.m. Saturday.
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10:30 a.m. The National Weather Service is reporting snowfall totals. Areas in Erie County measured 5.5 inches of snow with areas in Ashtabula County following closely behind with 5.1 inches.
10 a.m. The crash at I-77 and Pleasant Valley has been cleared and also the crash on I-480 East at SR-176 North.
Traffic in the area of the morning crash at I-271 northbound at US-422 is once again moving.
Waves are seen crashing off Lake Erie near the East 55th Marina.
9 a.m. I-77 South is closed at Brecksville Rd/Granger Road because of a crash. The left lane is blocked on I-77 North beyond I-480 as well.
Cuyahoga Heights police are on the scene.
An ODOT plow crashed through the median. There are no reports of injuries. The cause of the crash is unknown. ODOT says the driver was not seriously injured.
The left lane is blocked on I-77 North beyond Pleasant Valley Road after a crash.
A crash has the 2 right lanes blocked on I-480 East at SR-176 North. Here’s a look at the road conditions in that area.
8:00 a.m. Patty Harken is in GroundFOX where a crash has the center lane blocked at I-271 northbound at US-422, seen in the video below.
7:20 a.m. Video below shows a look at road conditions on I-480 near Warrensville:
There are nearly 540 ODOT plows out in Northeast Ohio as the department warns drivers to slow down and to be extra alert on bridges and overpasses.
7:00 a.m. A reminder in the City of Bedford that a snow ban is in effect when snow accumulation exceeds 2 inches.
The National Weather Service has updated the snowfall forecast showing some areas could get up to 8 inches, but most areas around 4 inches.
6:50 a.m. Here’s a look at road conditions at the I-271 and US-422 split:
At look at I-90 West at Warren Road near where a crash has been reported:
6:10 a.m. Lanes are closed on I-271 North Express beyond Cedar Rd/Brainard Rd, due to a crash.
ODOT warns drivers that road conditions vary widely across Cuyahoga County as snow moves through. “Be prepared for conditions to change mile by mile as you head out this morning,” a tweet says.
5:30 a.m. Parma has issued an emergency snow ban effective immediately. No parking is permitted on city streets so as not to impede plow and salt trucks. You will be notified when the snow ban is lifted.
State Route 700 between U.S. 422 and Winchell Road in Geauga County is closed due to a downed power line. ODOT asks drivers to avoid the area.
Speeds are reduced to 50 mph on I-90 in Lake County.
Plows are out and about in Beachwood as snow began to fall overnight. Watch below:
Clevelanders can now know when a plow is headed toward their neighborhood. Click here for more.
Stay with FOX 8 throughout the winter weather event on Friday.