More Snow, Ice Vexes Travelers In Northern States

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Conditions are relatively better at airports clogged by weather delays.

A couple uses skis to cross a snowy street in downtown Portland, Ore. on Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. A weekend winter storm that buried northern Oregon and slowed its largest city to a crawl was expected to let up some after spilling into the workweek. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

UNDATED (AP) -- Conditions are relatively better at airports clogged by weather delays.

Still, Chicago O'Hare reports more than 100 flight cancelations today. There were more than 500 yesterday. Hundreds of passengers had to spend the night after getting bumped by the weather.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the New York metro area's Kennedy and Newark airports reported arrival delays of up to three hours.

Highway travel has been treacherous in some areas. At least 23 highway deaths are blamed on the ice and rain, including a woman and her 7-month-old son who died in a two-vehicle crash today in southeastern Wisconsin.


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