Traffic Update- Ice Storm

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There are multiple crashes across the Mid-South.

Right now I-55 north at Brooks road is crawling because a large container has slid off the back of a flat-bed truck.

There is also a crash in the southbound lanes of I-55 at Brooks.

Both the Hernando DeSoto Bridge and I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River are iced over as are many bridges.

There is also a crash on I-40 at Airline Road where the trailer has reportedly come loose from an 18 wheeler truck.

Both Memphis Police and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office ask that if you are involved in a non-injury crash you do not call them. Instead exchange information and report the crash within 10 days.

Use this link to see TDOT cameras:

Basically, if you do not need to be out please do not drive.

The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for much of the Mid-South including Memphis and Shelby County.

The warning is effective at 9:00 am and continues through 6:00 am Wednesday.

Several Mid-South school districts have closed today due to the winter weather.

So far, there are 13 cancellations at Memphis International Airport.

Click here for a complete list of closings

Click HERE for Interactive Radar

Click HERE LIVE Radar

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