A blast of snow and rain along the East Coast snarls traffic and disrupts flights for millions of Americans, on what is traditionally the busiest time of the year for U.S. travel. Mana Rabiee reports.
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A blast of snow and rain along the East Coast made this a difficult Thanksgiving for many holiday travelers.
The wintry weather disrupted flights for millions of Americans, on one of the busiest times of the year for U.S. travel.
More than 700 flights were canceled nationwide on Wednesday and another 4,400 flights delayed.
SOUNDBITE: AIRLINE PASSENGER SOL ZLOTCHENKO SAYING:
"It's tough to sit and wait and not know what's going to happen but we are hopeful."
The Nor'Easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico brought rain to cities like New York and Boston.
Further south, parts of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland saw more than 6 inches of snow.
In Pennsylvania, storm-related accidents brought traffic over some major roadways to a halt.
SOUNDBITE: AIRLINE PASSENGER CARLIN GAYER SAYING:
"Usually takes me about 4 hours door to door to get home to see them today it's going to take me about 8 so double what it normally does."
And it's not over yet.
Eastern New England was still getting some snowfall on Thanksgiving Day and some 46 million people will be traveling over the long holiday weekend until Sunday.
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