Late Winter Storms Impact Spring Break Travel

Updated March 14, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City and forecasts snowfall of 12-18 inches through Tuesday night.  Schools are closed in NYC and Philadelphia as New England cities like Boston and Portland brace for heavy snowfall to come. Thousands of flights have been cancelled or delayed to and from the Northeast and the Midwest. State officials  urge people to stay off the roads as crews try to plow the roads.

Below is the NYC government website:

The late winter storms in the Northeast, New England, Mid-Atlantic and in the Midwest have affected millions and travel plans for Spring Breakers. The National Weather Service forecasts snowfalls of over 12 inches for areas from eastern Pennsylvania to the Northeast and New England for Tuesday.  Power outages and coastal flooding also are possible due to the late blast of winter weather.

Below is Southwest Airlines winter travel advisory for customers traveling March 13-15, 2017. Southwest is waiving fees for rescheduling flights within 14 days of the booked flights. Other airlines also are waiving similar fees.

For current flight status, delays and cancellations at your airport departure and airport destination:


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