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I-80 closed west of Omaha, metro crashes reported

Update: Parts of I-80 open
Posted at 4:32 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-24 12:43:40-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) --  — UPDATE Sunday 11:40 am:
I-80 Between Omaha and Lincoln has re-opened.


The Nebraska State Patrol says Interstate 80 is closed between Gretna and Grand Island because of the winter storm.

At about 4pm Saturday, NSP reported several crashes on that stretch of the interstate which is closed in both directions. Most of the interstate and highways in the Omaha and Lincoln areas are completely covered in snow or ice. uthorities recommend not traveling in the extreme conditions.

Trooper now say I-80 is closed at the HWY 370 Exit in Grenta west because of multiple crashes west of Exit 439.

In the metro, authorities reponded to a rollover crash on the I-80 I/L/Q Exit ramp near the "I" Street Exit.

Stay with KMTV 3 News Now for the latest on the severe weather situation.