Travel delays at LAX, LGB as winter storm moves across U.S. • Long Beach Post News

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A freezing winter storm is moving across the country, creating a travel nightmare ahead of one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season, Christmas. As of 8:45 am today, LAX had 85 canceled flights and 149 delayed flights. More than 3,200 flights have been canceled nationwide, with New York, Chicago and Denver being the most affected cities.

A winter storm is moving through the central United States toward the East Coast today, and is expected to affect about 135 million people over the weekend, according to a report from the National Weather Service.

“This is not like the snow days when you were a kid,” President Joe Biden said Thursday at a news conference in the Oval Office.

Winter storms are causing problems for travelers at LAX and other airports in Southern California.

“I couldn’t get on a plane, so I had to get my brother to drive me to Seattle. I had to book a plane to fly here to get from Seattle to Denver. My Seattle flight was delayed, my Denver flight was delayed, my luggage got lost, but I’m home,” Christine Lerosen told ABC 7.

3 canceled and 10 delayed flights at Long Beach Airport; 12 canceled and 6 delayed flights at Hollywood Burbank Airport; 33 canceled and 22 delayed flights at John Wayne Airport in Orange County; There were 12 canceled flights and 13 delayed flights.As of 7:00 a.m. at the international airport

Those traveling by car may face problems as well. According to AAA, the worst time to travel is between 4pm and 7pm today. The best time to drive is before 2pm and after 8pm today. Southern California is the hottest in the country, with temperatures expected to hit 80 degrees Celsius in some areas on Christmas Day.

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