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Burst of Lake Effect snow could cause slick road conditions during Tuesday's morning commute

Posted at 6:15 AM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 06:40:32-05

CLEVELAND — A line of Lake Effect snow showers along the snowbelt could cause slick spots during the morning commute Tuesday.

A band of moderate to locally heavy snow will move southeast from near Eastlake to Youngstown through the morning, according to the NWS.

Well-traveled spots of the roadway should be fine but the on and off-ramps of I-271 and Route 322 are going to be slick, according to the Power of 5 weather team.

Visibility will drop to less than 3/4 of a mile, with up to 1 inch of quick snow accumulation expected.

Impacted locations include:

  • Cleveland
  • Youngstown
  • Warren
  • Painesville
  • Willowick
  • Chardon
  • Euclid
  • Mentor
  • Boardman
  • Willoughby
  • Niles
  • Lordstown

Drivers should use extra caution on the roads as rapid changes in visibility could cause slick roads.

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