Weather Related Service Update – Winter Storm Jaxon

Tuesday, January 23, 2018: UPDATE– Winter Storm Jaxon’s wintry mix of snow, freezing rain, and gusty winds led to dangerous travel conditions over the Plains on Monday, resulting in the closures of many roads and some portions of major highways. The system is continuing today as it spreads snow and sleet from the upper Midwest into New England. While the weather in the Plains is improving today, impacts from yesterday’s severe wintry weather are likely to continue. Conditions on secondary roads may hinder operations. Service delays should be expected in the areas recently and currently hit by Jaxon.

Wintry conditions are currently impacting areas shaded in blue.


Monday, January 22, 2018 – Another winter storm is impacting freight transportation today, as Winter Storm Jaxon brings snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the Plains and upper Midwest. Some areas are experiencing blizzard or near-blizzard conditions which will lead to dangerous travel conditions through the afternoon and evening commute. Authorities warn that blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility in some areas and other locations, not currently under blizzard warnings, may still see hazardous travel conditions from heavy snow and gusty winds. Delays and disruptions are expected as the system moves through the Plains and Midwest into northern New England.

Wintry conditions are currently impacting areas shaded in blue.