National Weather Service Cleveland issues black ice warning

National Weather Service Cleveland issues black ice warning
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Watch the latest update from Traffic Anchor Jamie Sullivan and Meteorologist Jeff Tanchak in the video below:

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The National Weather Service of Cleveland urged drivers to practice caution Thursday morning due to black ice.

Wet pavement from Wednesday night snow created black ice, the National Weather Service said in a warning posted to Twitter.

Traffic Anchor Jamie Sullivan is hearing reports of black ice on interstates 90 and 71.

Cleveland Police told Jamie that ODOT is aware of the black ice. Crews are headed to impacted areas with salt.

Lakewood Police officers are blocking off entrance ramps to I-90 due to the slippery, dangerous conditions, according to Jamie. Brookpark Police have also blocked ramps leading to I-71.

Conditions caused closures on I-480, I-90 and more.

Nearly a dozen crashes were reported along I-90 between Lakewood and Cleveland.

There was standstill traffic on I-90 at Wooster Road/ State Route 20 earlier this morning. Traffic there is slowly moving as of 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

The east and westbound lanes of the I-90 ramp near Lakewood and Rocky River were shut down, but are now OPEN.

A bridge on E. 152nd Street iced over, causing a crash that involved 11 cars. There was also a wreck on I-480 near Granger Road.

Jamie urges drivers to practice caution and be patient.

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