Snow Atlanta December 8 2017
Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.

Winter Storm Affects Northeastern United States: February 2023 Travel Alert

Measurable snow finally comes to the city of New York?

Due to the latest winter weather system which a winter storm affects northeastern United States February 2023 — southeastern Canada is included as well — consider ensuring that you have alternate plans ready to be implemented in case your travels are adversely affected.

Winter Storm Affects Northeastern United States: February 2023 Travel Alert

The following statement is currently posted at the official Internet web site of the National Weather Service of the United States:

Active Weather Pattern Continues This Week

Powerful storm system will affect the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast through today. Severe weather threat across the Ohio Valley and heavy snow for the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and into the Northeast. Strong winds and dry weather raise fire weather risks across the Central-Southern Plains. For the west coast and southern Alaska, cold temperatures, gusty winds and heavy snow expected.

The map of the United States from the National Weather Service indicates that winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories have been issued from central eastern Minnesota to southeastern Maine.

February 27 2023
Source: National Weather Service of the United States.

Accumulation of up to as much as seven inches of snow is expected in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. In some places — such as the city of New York as one example — measurable accumulations of snow have been rare this winter, as New York could be blanketed with up to three inches of snow. Travel will be affected accordingly.

Flight Waivers, Delays and Cancellations

If you are traveling to, from, or within the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada over the next couple of days or so, expect delays and cancellations of flights. Keep up to date on the latest information pertaining to this winter weather system which may adversely affect your travel plans. Better yet, postponing or canceling your trip might be a better option — no matter which mode of travel you plan on taking.

If you have a flight scheduled, your flight may be delayed or canceled — and you may be eligible for a waiver of a fee to change your itinerary.

Here are ten airlines which have issued travel alerts as a result of this weather system:

Final Boarding Call

Be sure to contact your airline or transportation provider for the latest information pertaining to your travels — if they are adversely affected — and please: travel safely.

Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.

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