19 Traffic Alert: Black ice causes crashes, closures and delays

Watch the latest update from Traffic Anchor Jamie Sullivan and Meteorologist Jeff Tanchak in the video below.

19 Traffic Alert: Black ice causes crashes, closures and delays
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The National Weather Service of Cleveland on Thursday morning issued a black ice warning.

Overnight snow and wet pavement created slippery, dangerous conditions.

ODOT crews are headed to impacted areas with salt, according to Traffic Anchor Jamie Sullivan.

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 the I-90 ramp near Lakewood and Rocky River were shut down, but are now OPEN.

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

Friday morning brings blustery winds, partly cloudy skies and chilly temps.

High temperatures below 50 degrees for most, according to Meteorologist Jeff Tanchak.

A warm up is happening tomorrow and Saturday with highs reaching 60. Chance of rain this weekend.

If Northeast Ohio’s weather has you feeling like 19 News Photojournalist Dan Stamness, get ready to face the day with Jeff and Jamie.

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