As if Hurricane Sandy wasn't bad enough, the Northeast including New York City, New Jersey, and, Connecticut is now bracing for a major winter storm beginning on Friday, February 8th and lasting through Saturday morning (February 9, 2013.) Weather forecasters have posted blizzard advisories for much of New England, and, New York City could see as much as 4 to 8 inches of snow and ice, and, parts of New England could be buried in up to 2 feet of snow.
According to ibtimes.com (International Business Times), airlines have already cancelled over 1,000 flights with many more airline cancellations coming in by the minute. If you have a scheduled flight during the next 72 hours, you are strongly advised to call your carrier to get the status of your flight before heading to the airport. Travelers with smartphones can download apps such as FlightView free of charge at iTunes.com which offers real-time flight status information.