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Everything to know about Friday's morning commute

Posted: 7:19 PM, Feb 06, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-07 07:42:00-05
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CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — On Friday morning, a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for most of Northeast Ohio. Drivers should expect a dusting to as much as 2 inches of snow by 7 a.m. Friday morning.

Here's what you need to know.

The Roads

As of 5 a.m., ODOT has 1,220 trucks out across the state treating the roads.

Winter Weather Advisories

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for much of the viewing area with mixed precipitation and snow accumulation that could cause hazardous travel conditions until early Saturday morning in some areas.

The advisory for Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties is in effect from 7 p.m. Thursday evening until 4 a.m. Saturday. Mixed precipitation and total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected, along with a light glaze of ice, according to the National Weather Service.

RELATED: Winter Weather Advisories issued in NE Ohio with mixed precipitation, 3 to 5 inches of snow, light ice glaze expected

Parking Bans

Multiple communities are issuing street parking bans to allow plow trucks to do their job safely. You can find a list of communities that have issued parking bans here.

Snow Emergency

Throughout the evening on Thursday, counties across the area are expected to issue snow emergencies. To see if your county has issued one, click here.

Holmes County has issued a Level One Snow Emergency.

Summit County is also under a Level One Snow Emergency. Roads may be icy. Motorists are asked to drive with caution.

School Closings

Depending on how much snow we get, schools across the area could be closed or delayed Friday morning. To see if your school has been closed or delayed, click here.

Click here to view our interactive radar.

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