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Thanksgiving travel information: Forecast, flight information, cancellations

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(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.

Air Travel

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.

Airport Flights canceled
BWI-Marshall 0
Ronald Reagan National 12
Washington Dulles 9
Newark 60
Philadelphia 50
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:

Airline Phone Number
If you're canceled...
Alaska 1-800-654-5669 http://bit.ly/1cLf09y
American 1-800-433-7300 http://bit.ly/1cLf6Oe
Delta 1-800-455-2720 http://bit.ly/1cLfoop
Frontier 1-800-432-1359 http://bit.ly/1bP1xeV
JetBlue 1-800-JETBLUE http://bit.ly/17MMlkz
Southwest/AirTran 1-800-I-FLY-SWA http://bit.ly/17MMBQK
Spirit 1-801-401-2222 http://bit.ly/17MMRzh
United 1-800-UNITED-1 http://bit.ly/17MN45l
US Airways 1-800-428-4322 http://bit.ly/17MNjxd
Virgin America 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN http://bit.ly/17MNAQQ

Rail Service

Inclement weather may interrupt service on Amtrak and other rail systems in the Northeast

Amtrak provides services updates on their website and on Twitter.

Road conditions

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.

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