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Joplin Police Emergency Road Conditions Early Today, Cleared Tonight

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    Over in Joplin, the police department initiated their Emergency Road Conditions earlier this morning in response to the slippery roadways.
    Those conditions have since been lifted as many of the roads are safe and clear tonight.
    However, at the peak of traffic, JPD found their resources to be overwhelmed from around 8 crashes on I-44 just this morning.
    JPD is reminding everyone to play it safe on local roadways and as the night progresses, below freezing temperatures can lead to black ice.

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