Extreme Weather Leads To Congestion On Roads, Delays At Airports | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/27/2019

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Airport security lines snaked around terminals from coast-to-coast, and highways were backed up for miles during what is widely considered to be the “worst travel day of the year.” » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC N...



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It'S the race to rebase airport security lines, snaked around terminals from coast to coast, with highways backed up for miles triple-a, calls it the absolute worst travel day of the year in a 20-19 holiday season. We'Re an estimated record hundred. Fifteen million people will take to the roads in skies that's 4 million more than last year and the largest number the agency has ever recorded since ...
hey started tracking travel tonight. The bulk of it was on the road in several major cities across the country drive times doubled and even tripled during the late afternoon, crush a few smart travelers got ahead of the game. West icy conditions caused a cluster of crashes near boise, whilesnow, snarled traffic on a major california highway as a powerful storm hits southern california snow trap vehicles near the mountains, while a deluge of rain sparked flooding and high winds sent trees crashing into homes in san diego. The driver of this fedex truck had to be rescued by horse a silver lining: the midwest high temps in the region, 15 to 30 degrees, above average chicago breaking a nearly 50-year record. It feels like spring short wearing chicagoans strolled jobs, even jet skied through the windy city, all without having to under luck but sunny or not for those traveling home you'll need some planning and a lot of patience and steve joins us now from lax. Stevehow are things looking tonight, kate right now, this airport has more delays than anywhere else across the country, but that is finally starting to clear up with that storm. Moving out and heading east, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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