Major Thunderstorms Affecting Travel in Northeast Corridor

By Paul Riegler on 27 May 2015
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Heavy rain and thunderstorms were reported along the I-95 corridor

A series of thunderstorms is rolling through the Northeast, bringing with them high winds and heavy rain and hail showers.  The severe weather is causing hazardous road conditions along the I-95 corridor north of Washington, D.C., and hundreds of flights in Northeastern airports have been canceled and delayed.

At Philadelphia International Airport, 92 flights had been cancelled, with 226 delayed as of 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, according to FlightStats, a flight tracking service.

In New York, LaGuardia has seen 83 cancelations and 247 delays, while John F. Kennedy international Airport has had 82 cancelations and 176 delays.  Newark Liberty has experienced 80 cancelations and 290 delays.

Further south, Baltimore-Washington International Airport has had 29 cancellations and 83 delays.  Meanwhile, Washington Dulles has experienced 46 cancelations and 183 delays, with Reagan National Airport having 32 cancelations and 108 delays.

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