Storm affecting thousands of flights

Storm affecting thousands of flights

Storm affecting thousands of flights

A huge winter storm is expected to slam the US Northeast this week, bringing a foot or more of snow to Washington, DC; New York City; Boston; Philadelphia; and other cities.

RDU's website showed two flights from Chicago canceled Monday afternoon and shortly after midnight.

As weather conditions worsen airport authorities said they expect more delays and cancellations to come Monday and Tuesday.

American Airlines has already canceled all flights at Logan after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

American Airlines says it canceled more than 450 Monday flights, including those from its regional partners. American handles almost 80 percent of all flights arriving and departing PHL.

Southwest Airlines Flight 4484 from Chicago, scheduled to land at 11:55 p.m. Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley and Atlantic City global airports are all telling travelers to check with their airlines before heading to the airport. "Basically, it said due to the inclement weather we might want to consider making whatever necessary changes for our travel plans", said Takeela Watts of North Carolina.

EPAM Systems Inc. canceled an annual investor day Tuesday in NY because of the approaching storm, and Innophos Holdings Inc. delayed a similar meeting that had been set for March 15.

Now we're looking at a dump of heavy snow with accumulations greater than six inches, and more likely to produce snow totals in the double digits.

You can read the full USA Today article here. Snow will begin Tuesday morning with the heaviest snow and most significant impacts expected Tuesday night.

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