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A storm will move over the central and eastern US just in time to disrupt Americans’ Thanksgiving travel plans.
The storm system will hit the Midwest and Ohio and Tennessee Valleys by Tuesday before turning northeast for the mid and latter portion of the week.
Governor Kathy Hochul of New York warned travelers in the state to be cautious as there was a risk of “extreme winter weather” during peak travel days.
Severe storms and possible tornadoes are forecasted for the Gulf coast states — between eastern Texas and western Mississippi — early in the week.
Tuesday will bring severe thunderstorms, rain, snow and wind to much of the eastern half of the US. Those storms are expected to wane on Wednesday, making way for an undisturbed Thanksgiving Day in most parts of the US.
Slick roads possible in northeast on Wednesday morning
Roads in parts of New York, Vermont and New Hampshire may be slick on Wednesday morning after overnights storms dump a mix of rain and possible snow on the region Tuesday evening.
Snow is expected to arrived in Maine on Wednesday as a storm system begins moving eastward across the US today.
The Midwest and northeast will feel the brunt of the inclement weather on Tuesday, with thunderstorms, snow, and rain likely.
Graig Graziosi20 November 2023 19:30
WATCH: Disruptive storm to strike amid busiest Thanksgiving travel times
Disruptive storm to strike amid busiest Thanksgiving travel times
Graig Graziosi20 November 2023 19:09
2.6m people per day expected to travel through airports for Thanksgiving holiday week
The FAA estimates that 2.6m people will travel through airports each day during the Thanksgiving holiday week.
The administration said that long lines, delays, and congested airports should be expected all week long.
Delays and possible cancellations are likely as thunderstorms, heavy rain, and snow are expected to move from the center of the US through the Midwest and into the northeast on Tuesday and early Wednesday.
Graig Graziosi20 November 2023 18:36