Massive Storm Moves East After Delaying Over 10,000 Flights on Thursday

By Paul Riegler on 28 December 2018
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DSC_0847 (1)A winter storm spread heavy snow, ice, and rain over much of the country on Thursday and continues to wreak havoc today.

From New Mexico to Minnesota, crippling snow led to accidents and numerous flight delays.

In Kansas, high winds and snow led to whiteout conditions. The state’s governor declared a disaster area in the hardest hit areas and airports in the region had to shut down.

On Thursday, over 10,000 flights across the country were delayed due to the storm and over 1,200 were cancelled.

As of 11 a.m. on Friday, over 400 flights have been cancelled and 2,051 have been delayed, although that number will increase dramatically as the day unfolds.

Heavy rain is moving through the Northeast while strong storms continue to plague the Southeast.  Expect significant delays at airports in Atlanta, Boston, and New York City and hazardous driving conditions along the I-95 corridor.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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