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Wintry weather wreaks havoc on holiday travel plans

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 00:55

Nov. 26 - Roads and airports affected by winter blast in advance of Thanksgiving holiday. Jennifer Davis reports.

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A major winter storm hitting the East Coast Tuesday and Wednesday is threatening the plans of millions of Thanksgiving travelers. Snow, rain and ice are already blanketing some parts of the country and more is on the way. Many of the nation's estimated 39 million holiday travelers are likely to see their plans deeply affected by Mother Nature. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED TRAVELER, SAYING: "Kind of pretty slick coming out earlier." SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED TRAVELER, SAYING: "Kinda nasty looking, wet, snowy." Freezing rain and bad weather is already contributing to the cancellation of hundreds of flights. SOUNDBITE: TRAVELER TANYA CASARES, SAYING: "Our flight got changed three times it took us seven and a half hours to get here but what matters is we're here." Several inches of snow could blanket parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. Highways between Boston and New York could be drenched with up to 3 1/2 inches of rain. Forecasters say one thing to be thankful for - the storm should have pretty much moved on by Thanksgiving Day.

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Wintry weather wreaks havoc on holiday travel plans

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 00:55