2 Big Storms Could Affect Your Thanksgiving Travel

November 22, 2019

The Thanksgiving travel rush is now underway, as many head off to their holiday destinations.

According to AAA, 55.3 million people are expected to drive and take a plane or train during Thanksgiving week. The travel organization is predicting an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared to last year. Research the company reported said most people will be driving to their destination.

Wednesday is expected to have the worst traffic. Cities like New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Houston and San Francisco can experience heavy traffic.

CNN has reported that two big storms can impact your holiday travel.

Meteorologists at the news outlet predict a storm that can affect the Southeast on Friday will travel up the east coast through the weekend, affecting travel through Sunday. Parts of Wisconsin and Michigan could see heavy snow.

Another storm may happen on Tuesday into Wednesday in the Midwest. Meteorologists said this storm is appearing on radar, showing that snow can happen in that region. With this system, people may feel temperatures drop five to fifteen degrees.

People out West, like California, may seen gray and cloudy skies on Thanksgiving Day. For the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, the holiday will be cooler and temperatures map drop about 10 to 15 degrees.