Some flights canceled, delayed out of Buffalo airport due to nor'easter

Cold Weather Takes Over South Florida This Week

Winter Storm Grayson hit New York City hard Thursday, causing more than 6,500 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments to lose power. Officials said the airport will reopen at 3 p.m. FAA officials told Reuters.

It says full refunds will be allowed on tickets issued for travel to or from NY between January 4 and 6.

At the Halifax airport, Linda Coleman hopes her delayed flight with Porter Airlines won't be cancelled like dozens of others on the departures board. Most of those delays and cancellations were at airports in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago.

Winter weather is wreaking havoc on airline schedules.

The storm is likely to bring high winds, blizzard conditions and snow all along the Middle Atlantic and Northeast regions, reported the Hill.

"There could definitely be another day of impact", she said, noting that some Friday morning flights at the airport had already been cancelled.

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"Fliers are urged to check with their carriers before heading to the PA's airports tomorrow", LaGuardia's Twitter page said.

Seventy-three percent of the flights at Newark Liberty International and 72 percent of the flights at Boston Logan International are canceled for today. Thousands of flights have been canceled, and some diverted, including to Pittsburgh International Airport.

"We got here really, really early because of the snow", said Ruth Olson of New Haven.

Many airlines are waiving cancellation fees so their customers aren't left stranded and surprised on the airport.

Charleston International airport in SC also cancelled all its inbound and outbound flights, following "snow and ice cover". WestJet has relaxed change and cancellation rules for passengers travelling to or from selected cities affected by the storm.

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