If you plan to take a trip to the Northeast this weekend, or are expecting visitors from the region, it would be a good idea to double-check your flights.
A powerful nor’easter strengthened into a “bomb cyclone” Friday as it continues to pummel the northeastern United States.
The storm has hammered the East Coast with strong winds, surging waves and heavy rain since late Thursday and isn’t expected to fully die down until Saturday.
But the weather isn’t only impacting the northeast.
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Thousands of flights are have been delayed or canceled across the country, including Florida.
As of 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport had a handful of delays and cancellations due to the storm. Contacting your specific airline to find out the status of your flights is the best way to go, airport officials said.
For Tampa International Airport, there had been 59 flight delays and 49 cancellations reported by Friday afternoon.
To view the status of flights at TPA visit the airport’s Flight Status page. Airport officials remind travelers to check with your airlines before coming to the airport.