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Opinion Thanksgiving weather: Three big storms and record travel numbers this week

13:51  24 november  2019
13:51  24 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

Thanksgiving weather forecast: Big storm could disrupt travel in central U.S.

  Thanksgiving weather forecast: Big storm could disrupt travel in central U.S. A sprawling storm in the central U.S. could wreak travel havoc in the days before Thanksgiving: Snow, rain and even thunderstorms are possible.On Tuesday and into Wednesday, there is the potential for heavy snow and winterlike travel conditions with substantial delays to spread from eastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico to parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan as Thanksgiving travel surges, AccuWeather said.

But three big storms could slow your roll to grandma's house. Do keep in mind that Do keep in mind that Thanksgiving is a week away, and the forecast can change. A storm affecting the Southeast on Friday will ride up the eastern seaboard through the weekend affecting travel through

However, two big storms could slow your roll to grandma's house. Milder weather marks first time in three weeks high temperatures are above normal. However, two big storms could slow your roll to grandma's house. Do keep in mind that Thanksgiving is a week away, and the forecast can change.

As Thanksgiving week starts, a record number of travelers will be dealing with three storms nationwide that will add to the holiday stress.

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One storm will lash the East and will affect travel through Sunday, another one will batter the Midwest on Tuesday and a third one will move through the West on Wednesday.

Though the weather is subject to change over the next few days, here's the current forecast to better prepare for the trip to grandma's house this weekend:

Storms continue across eastern US

Freezing rain will develop over parts of the northeast Sunday, with snow expected in the same region as the day progresses, the National Weather Service said.

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Travel Concerns: The greatest chance for travel delays on roads and in the air will be from the northern Gulf Coast to the Northeast Saturday into Saturday night. An active weather pattern looks to be in place for Thanksgiving week , including a pair of weather systems that each may have impacts on

However, two big storms could slow your roll to grandma's house. Do keep in mind that Busiest travel season. AAA is expecting this year to be the second-highest number of travelers in at Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Houston and San Francisco could see more than three times their

Rain will move out of the northeastern region by Monday morning, but snow will linger, it said.

In the East, a storm system will bring heavy rain to various cities Sunday, from Philadelphia and New York City to Boston, while heavy snow is expected across northern New England to northern Maine.

In the West Coast, a winter storm may affect holiday travel with heavy snow possible over the Sierra, the NWS said. Lots of rainfall is possible for Southern California beginning Tuesday.

Snow to wallop Midwest

A front will move east from the Pacific to the Northern Plains over the weekend, the NWS said. By Monday, the front will be in the Upper Great Lakes and all over the Midwest.

Snowfall is expected Tuesday from the Central Plains to the Upper Great Lakes. Snow is also possible Wednesday in the Southern High Plains and Thursday in northcentral US.

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However, two big storms could slow your roll to grandma's house. Busiest travel season. AAA is expecting this year to be the second-highest number of travelers in at least a Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Houston and San Francisco could see more than three times their normal traffic

A sprawling storm in the central U.S. could wreak travel havoc in the days before Thanksgiving : Snow, rain and even thunderstorms are possible across the region. On Tuesday and into Wednesday, there is the potential for heavy snow and winterlike travel conditions with substantial delays to spread

Chicago will start with rain Tuesday afternoon, then turn to snow late Tuesday. The snow should be out of Chicago by Wednesday morning.

Parts of Wisconsin and Michigan will get a round of heavy snow on Tuesday and early Wednesday before clearing out.

Behind the system, temperatures will drop 5 to 15 degrees. Much of the Midwest will have highs in the upper 30s to low 40s for Thanksgiving Day, with dry conditions.

Busiest travel season

All the threats of terrible weather will be mixed with an increase in travel.

AAA is expecting this year to have the second-highest number of travelers in at least a decade. The organization is predicting an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared to last year, with most people driving to their destination thanks to lower gas prices.

Wednesday is expected to have the most traffic congestion. Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Houston and San Francisco could see more than three times their norms.

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