Thanksgiving travel information: Forecast, flight information, cancellations
Updated: November 27, 2013 - 09:40 am
(WJLA) - With a coastal storm seemingly set up to affect the Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday and Wednesday, all eyes are on how conditions could affect travel up and down the East Coast.
Cold temperatures, rain and potentially snow are in the forecast for many parts of the region on Wednesday, which could throw a wrench into Thanksgiving plans for many people trying to move about for the holiday.
The Stormwatch 7 forecast calls for the immediate D.C. area to get hit with a cold rain through Wednesday night, while the entire eastern seabord will likely be affected by some sort of precipitation.
We're keeping an eye on travel conditions throughout the region. Bookmark this page and visit often for the very latest.
Flights may be affected by the adverse weather conditions. Your best bet always is to check with your carrier to make sure that your flight is still on time.
If weather conditions deteriorate, flights will likely begin to be delayed and canceled. Here's a look at the cancellation numbers for the three regional airports and other major airports throughout the East Coast, courtesy of FlightAware.com.
The numbers are accurate as of 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. Delays are also being reported at New York-JFK, LaGuardia and Philadelphia.
|Ronald Reagan National||12|
|New York - LaGuardia||33|
Here are the websites and phone numbers of several major air carriers in case you need to check in with them:
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Inclement weather may interrupt service on Amtrak and other rail systems in the Northeast
ABC7's traffic map will keep you ahead of the latest issues on our area roadways, as will our traffic reporter, Amanda Meadows, on Twitter.
Refresh this page for updates on the closures or poor conditions of other roads throughout the region.
AAA officials have several tips on driving in poor conditions, including avoiding tailgating, maintaining at least 8 seconds of space between you and the car in front of you and not using your cruise control on slippery roads.