Northeast Snow Impacting Flights

If you have travel plans to the Northeast you may want to check with your carrier as a big winter storm is snarling air travel. Carriers have canceled hundreds of flights across the region.

Officials at Philadelphia International Airport say nearly one-fifth of the flights scheduled there for the day have been scratched. Predicted strong winds are the main reason.

In parts of southern and mid-coastal Maine more than 3 inches of rain has fallen and forecasters say some areas could get more than 7 inches.

Back-to-back storms have been blamed for a number deaths, including a man who was hit by a snow laden tree branch in Central Park. In upstate New York, state police report two deaths in traffic accidents on slick roads, one near Rochester and another southeast of Syracuse.


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