Beshear sends nationwide guard after semis will get caught on icy, snowy hills

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GLENCOE, Kentucky (WXIX) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear urges drivers to keep away from Interstate 71 in Northern Kentucky after a number of Southbound cicadas develop into stranded on steep snow and ice hills .

The Kentucky State Guard and Kentucky State Police are on the scene in Glencoe, Gallatin County, clearing up this “major backup,” he tweeted.

“Everybody be secure!”

A blizzard hit the tri-state earlier than daybreak on Friday, bringing record-breaking temperatures, rain, snow, ice, “flash-freeze” situations and chills from subzero gusts.

Kentucky is just not alone.

Relying on the place you reside, there may be ice on the Tri-State snow trails that may drop wherever from 2 to five inches of snow in a single day.

Particulars | Cincinnati breaks flash freeze report on plummeting temperatures

Kentucky’s rugged highways have been a specific downside for the semifinals since snow and temperatures started to free-fall on Thursday evening.

A number of cicadas collided on Interstate 275 on the Carol Lee Cropper Bridge in northern Kentucky, bringing site visitors to an entire cease.

Boone County dispatchers stated it occurred round 10:15 p.m. when the Arctic entrance started to maneuver.

In Boone County, the eastbound lane of Interstate 275 was closed on and off for hours into Friday morning.

Two semi-trucks certain for Kentucky and a number of other different automobiles skidded as they tried to climb the hill throughout the Carroll Cropper Bridge over the Ohio River.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Division rushed tow vehicles, salt vehicles, and plows to the scene.

The preliminary lockdown lasted almost 4 hours.

Interstate reopened round 2am

That stretch shut down a minimum of three extra instances late Friday morning.

Particulars | Cincinnati breaks flash freeze report on plummeting temperatures

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