Another big storm is headed to the Northeast and airlines have already started cancelling flights.
United announced today that it has cancelled most flights in the New York area starting tomorrow at noon, through noon on Thursday. The airline also anticipates delays and other cancellations, according to MarketWatch.
American Airlines will also discontinue service starting today at 3pm. Philly flights end at noon. JetBlue and Delta are asking fliers to reschedule their flight with a promise to waive the usual change fees, the AP reports.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie just held a press conference, reassuring listeners that the state has been preparing the already-devastated Jersey coastline for the coming nor’easter, bringing in sand, building up fortifications and putting supplies at the ready.
“Winds are the biggest threat, especially in towns hard-hit Oct. 29 by Hurricane Sandy, with additional power outages possible,” the paper says, adding that 300,000 are still without power from that storm. Even with preparations, wind and rain could be a problem along the Shore. People in the areas across the region that were hardest hit by Sandy have been asked to evacuate. For more about the preparations, click here.