Fifty miles of Florida’s I-10 shut down for icy weather

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Fifty miles of Florida's I-10 shut down for icy weather

Transportation officials in Florida were forced to close a fifty mile stretch of I-10 this morning after Winter Storm Grayson blasted the state with dangerous ice.

Interstate 10 Closed In Both Directions Until Further Notice

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, I-10 near Tallahassee is closed in both directions from exits 209 to 258 after winter weather made the roadway slick and travel too dangerous. It isn’t clear when the interstate will reopen.

I-10 shut down

Local news stations are reporting that many truckers are parking and waiting for I-10 to reopen.

More than 10,000 homes in northern Florida are without power as a result of the storm.

You can click here to follow the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles and Florida Highway Patrol for the latest information on road closures.

Winter Storm Grayson To Slam Southeastern States

Other parts of the southern U.S. are also gearing up for Winter Storm Grayson.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has already declared a state of emergency in nearly 30 counties located on the coast.

A blizzard warning has been issued in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.