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LIVE: Winter Storm Jeopardizes Thanksgiving Travel for Millions

The East is getting walloped by a storm, which is spreading snow, sleet and torrential rain northward, while millions of people travel for Thanksgiving. AAA reports that more than 43 million people will travel for this Thanksgiving.

"Snow on the northwestern flank of the storm will snarl travel from Columbus to Pittsburgh to Buffalo on Tuesday, while a wind-driven rain is expected to cause significant travel delays from Atlanta to New York City," AccuWeather Meteorologist Dan DePodwin said.

Sleet and an icy mix will also cause disruptions across the interior Northeast, between the zones of rain and snow.

"Major travel headaches will also continue Tuesday night and Wednesday, but farther north," DePodwin said.

On the southern edge of the storm, severe thunderstorms will erupt late Tuesday and Tuesday night, threatening parts of Florida and Georgia.

Flight Delays Across the US

Airport
Delays
Current Weather
Boston Logan International
None
Cloudy/Flurries
La Guardia
None
Dry/Cloudy
JFK
None
Dry/Cloudy
Philadelphia
None
Dry/Cloudy
Pittsburgh
None
Snow
Ronald Reagan Washington National
None
Rain
Atlanta International Airport
None
Rain/Fog
Flight information from the FAA.


Updates (All Updates in EST):

11:30 a.m. EST Tuesday: Watch AccuWeather LIVE now, as our expert meteorologists discuss holiday travel.

11:00 a.m. EST Tuesday: An accident is listed on I-270 near Franklin, Ohio. Another, on State Route 595, has caused a closure of the road around Perry. Mostly wet and some icy conditions are spread across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation:

10:35 a.m. EST Tuesday: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation lists wet roads with freezing conditions on portions of I-70 in the central and southern parts of the state.

10:15 a.m. EST Tuesday: According to the FAA, there are no longer delays at ATL.

9:55 a.m. EST Tuesday: A quarter of an inch of freezing rain has accumulated in Columbus, N.C., where the North Carolina Department of Transportation relayed to the NWS that trees were being weighed down on Polk County roads.

9:30 a.m. EST Tuesday: According to the FAA, departure traffic destined to the William B. Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta will not be allowed to leave until 10:30 a.m. EST or later due to dense fog.

9:15 a.m. EST Tuesday: Snow amounts of 2-4 inches are widespread across southwestern Pennsylvania. A total of 3.8 inches of snow have been recorded Greensburg, Pa. The western part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is slippery, and motorists are urged to use caution. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the turnpike is currently being treated.

8:45 a.m. EST Tuesday: Fresh snow in the AccuWeather parking lot was captured by Senior Meteorologist Rob Miller: