OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Wet snow in above-freezing temperatures made for sloppy road conditions around the Omaha-metro on Wednesday morning. Many schools around the area called off classes, and Omaha Police were on accident alert at the start of the morning commute.
Nebraska State Patrol closed access to the Interstate 80 off-ramp to Highway 75 for a short while after multiple accidents on Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2020. (Courtesy of Nebraska State Patrol)
Below are the latest 6 News updates on how the weather is affecting the area.
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3: 19 p.m. -- Wednesday trash and recyling collection in Omaha has been suspended as a result of today's snowfall, according to a release from the Public Works Department.
10:15 a.m. -- NSP reopened the I-80 off-ramp to Highway 75.
10:06 a.m. -- Authorities report a rollover crash with serious injuries on eastbound West Dodge Road near 185th Street.
9:44 a.m. -- Several crashes on southbound Highway 75 near L Street have led police to close access at southbound I-480. Traffic is being diverted onto I-80.
Tow on scene. Shouldn't be too much longer now. pic.twitter.com/LppnRpkCOt— Omaha Hwy Conditions (@NDOTomaha) January 22, 2020
6:42 a.m. -- Omaha Police are on accident alert.
JFK SB is closed at the 480 split. You will be diverted onto I-80. Several crashes on JFK just north of L St have all lanes blocked. I-80 WB and EB appears to still have access at this time, but 480 SB does not. @wowt6news #FirstAlertTraffic pic.twitter.com/eCA0SCdqRA— Clay Ostarly (@ClayOstarly) January 22, 2020
6:16 a.m. -- Ashly Richardson gives an update on how the morning snow has impacted Omaha streets so far.
5:41 a.m. -- West Omaha streets remain snow-covered:
4:45 a.m. -- Ashly Richardson is out checking on street conditions in West Omaha: