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:
The roads are still dicey
Roads are still not great across Northeast Ohio.
Roads are still not great this morning across Northeast Ohio after yesterday’s winter storm.— Jade Jarvis (@jadejarvisTV) February 4, 2022
This is I-77 South heading towards Akron. pic.twitter.com/gFjlhTYbMq
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.
Two RTA Healthline buses got stuck at Euclid Avenue and East 30th Street.
Here is some downtown video. The city plows are working in a large group of 6 but not moving very quickly. This clip starts on East 9th and then shows plows at E40 and Quincy. pic.twitter.com/pJQ5IoE2Ow— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) February 4, 2022
Teamwork makes the dream work
City of Cleveland plows worked down Chester Avenue at East 30th.
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.
Due to road conditions Bus, Rail and Paratransit are experiencing delays. We are re-routing or detouring the HealthLine, 11, 14, & 15. Check on your route a https://t.co/QRZudYRQrW, TransitApp or call 216-621-9500. Please allow extra time and we thank you for your patience. pic.twitter.com/acAgjDeCEH— Greater Cleveland RTA (@GCRTA) February 4, 2022
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
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.
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
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.
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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.
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:
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