The distress introduced on Monday’s record-breaking winter storm continues to create havoc for vacationers within the South, particularly in Texas.
Austin Bergstrom Worldwide Airport introduced that it has canceled all arriving and departing flights for Tuesday. In the meantime, each Houston airports, George Bush Intercontinental and William P. Passion, stay closed till at the very least noon. Dallas Fort Price Worldwide and Nashville Worldwide Airport stay open however each warning that they anticipated extra flights to be canceled or delayed Tuesday.
DFW led all the world in cancellations and flight delays as of 8:30 EST on Tuesday morning, adopted Houston Bush Intercontinental. Nationwide, there have been already greater than 2,300 flight cancellations and near 300 delays, based on FlightAware.com. Passion, Austin, and Nashville had been additionally within the prime 10 worldwide. Dallas-based Southwest had probably the most cancellations of any airline on this planet, adopted Fort Price-based American.
In the meantime, almost four million properties and companies had been with out energy early Tuesday in Texas, the place temperatures dipped into the one digits in a single day.
And though snow has ceased falling in Nashville, roads all through Center Tennessee stay “hazardous,” the Nationwide Climate Service mentioned.
It is going to be fairly slick once more,” Brenden Schaper, a meteorologist with the NWS in Nashville, mentioned Monday evening. “Street situations (Tuesday) will nonetheless be fairly treacherous, so take it simple in case you have to be on the roads.”
No less than six folks in 4 states died because of the winter storm because the weekend.
The “large” winter storm was forecast to proceed shifting throughout the Midwest and Northeast, bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain Tuesday, and one other winter storm was anticipated to succeed in south-central U.S. with snow and ice, the Nationwide Climate Service mentioned.
As of Tuesday morning, solely American and United Airways, which each have an enormous presence within the Lonestar State, nonetheless had lively flight waivers. American’s is efficient Wednesday and covers 22 locations in Texas and Oklahoma whereas United’s covers journey out and in of Houston Thursday.
Dates coated: Feb. 15-17
Locations coated: 22, together with Dallas, Houston and Austin in Texas and Oklahoma Metropolis and Tulsa in Oklahoma
Dates coated: Feb. 16-18
Locations coated: Houston
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