In the coming days, several regions across the United States will be hit by bad meteorological conditions. On Monday, January 31st, the National Weather Service issued blizzard watches for Tuesday and Wednesday for much of Midwest, including major parts of northern Illinois and the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. The National Weather Service also issued Winter Storm watches for much of the central US, including South Dakota, southern Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.Moreover, forecasters have predicted a new wave of winter storms, including freezing rain and sleet in the Mid-Atlantic region and southern Connecticut on February 1st and 2nd. This cold spell will affect the country from Maryland north to Connecticut (including the cities of Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and New Heaven). Consequently, road traffic and flights (delays and cancellations) will be disrupted in most of the major cities of these regions.
The United States are facing a particular cold winter. Since early December, the country (especially the Northeast) has been hit by heavy snowfalls, blizzards and cold temperatures that have disrupted flights and road traffic.
Monitor local media in order to get updated information. Follow all the recommendations given by the local authorities. If you are planning to travel by air, contact your airline in order to confirm flight status, before heading to the airport. For further information, please visit: http://www.weather.gov/