Storms, Flooding, Ice and Snow: Christmas Travel at Risk


By Alex Sosnowski

Similar to the days prior to Thanksgiving, the worst weather will focus on the days prior to Christmas as millions of travelers take to the roads and skies in the United States and southern Canada.

According to AAA, 94.5 million people will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday season, spanning Dec. 21 to Jan. 1.

Most of the travel troubles will be caused by a single storm system forecast to affect much of the Central and Eastern states on Saturday and Sunday.

@georgekourounis tweeted: “Lots of wild weather expected over the next 3 days. Freezing rain, snow, and even a tornado threat in the southern U.S. Stay alert!”Additional Relevant Tweets and Social Media Reaction

The storm this weekend will bring a wide variety of weather ranging from temperature extremes to heavy snow, ice, flooding rain, fog, severe thunderstorms and the potential for tornadoes. The…

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