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16 Aug 2018 | 04:00 AM UTC

US: Storms and flight disruptions in NYC area August 17

Flight disruptions expected at airports in the New York City area August 17 due to forecast storms

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transportation
USA

Event

Further stormy weather is forecast for the New York City region on Friday, August 17. Flight delays and cancelations are possible at airports throughout the area, including in New York City (JKF, LGA), Newark (EWR), Newburgh (SWF), and White Plains (HPN). Disruptions are particularly likely in the afternoon and evening (local time).

Context

Major flight disruptions were reported at New York and Philadelphia airports due to storms on August 13, with numerous cancelations and delays surpassing four hours.

Advice

Individuals in the above areas are advised to confirm travel reservations and follow local weather forecasts.

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