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Treacherous road conditions reported, drivers urged to stay home

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Driving conditions were rough Saturday morning on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown. (Source: Tom Williams) Driving conditions were rough Saturday morning on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown. (Source: Tom Williams)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police and highway crews warned the public of treacherous road conditions Saturday after an accumulating snow fell across the area.

Indiana State Police said roads in Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington Counties were slick and hazardous. Numerous slide-offs and crashes were causing delays on Interstates 64 and 65. ISP asked drivers to avoid unnecessary travel.

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Meanwhile, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reported rapidly deteriorating road conditions. Roads were completely covered with snow in all Kentucky counties in the area, according to a KYTC spokeswoman. She said all state and contract trucks were salting and plowing.

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The hazardous conditions caused the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University to cancel Saturday classes, and Jefferson County Public Schools announced that all JCPS activities and all activities at JCPS facilities, including the Boy Scouts event at Gheens Academy, were canceled.

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