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Day 3: Road conditions are a mess as snow tapers off Friday

Posted at 5:00 AM, Feb 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-04 12:40:33-05

CLEVELAND — The snow is tapering off slowly from West to East Friday. There will still be a few lingering snow showers in the afternoon. Gusty winds will continue to blow the snow around but it relaxes as the day goes on, which will help roads stay clear. Even as the snow ends early Friday, expect the roads to stay snow-covered and slick for much of the day Friday.

Power of 5 meteorologist Katie McGraw is tracking the end of the winter storm as the cleanup begins. Watch the latest update in the media player below:

Snow slowing down Friday as clean up begins

The roads are still dicey
Roads are still not great across Northeast Ohio.

Photojournalist Mike Vielhaber canvassed road conditions across Northeast Ohio. Road conditions in Downtown Cleveland were slick early Friday.

The video below shows overnight road conditions in Downtown Cleveland.

Downtown Cleveland roads

Two RTA Healthline buses got stuck at Euclid Avenue and East 30th Street.

Teamwork makes the dream work
City of Cleveland plows worked down Chester Avenue at East 30th.

Chester Avenue and East 30th plows

Public transportation
Due to road conditions Friday, all bus, rail and paratransit services are experiencing delays. The RTA is re-routing or detouring the Healthline, 11, 14 and 15.

Tough conditions bring out the best
Thursday was a good example of how snow and slush can often create tough times, it can also show you the good in people. Jessi Schultz documented Clevelanders helping Clevelanders stuck in the snow.

More here: Bad road conditions in Cleveland bring out good Samaritans willing to lend a helping hand

Snow totals
The latest snow totals as of midnight. The storm isn't quite done yet but this storm has unfolded as expected as most areas received 8 to 12 inches of snow.


Flights canceled
For the second day in a row, departing flights out of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport are canceled as the snow tapers off and the cleanup begins.

RELATED: Flights canceled at Cleveland Hopkins as winter storm lingers

Warming Centers
See a list of warming centers that are open around our area and where they are located here.


See some of the major school districts, universities, businesses, museums and organizations closed due to the weather here.

See the full list of schools closed in our school closings list here.

RELATED: Storm forces Akron Canton Regional Foodbank to reschedule monthly distribution

Snowplow Tracker
The City of Cleveland now has an online snowplow tracker map, allowing you to view the progress of the city's plows in real-time.

Click here to learn more about it and see the map.

Must-see photos
See a gallery of Northeast Ohio making the most of the winter storm here.

Original stories from the snow
Snow totals and wind speeds you can get anywhere - here are the fun and fascinating stories from this snow storm that you won't see elsewhere:

All dressed up with snow-where to go: Northeast Ohio seems to have a new trend for winter chores

Go behind the wheel with Yvette, a City of Cleveland snowplow driver for the last 24 years

Through snow and sleet, Old Brooklyn man keeps walking in order to keep living

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