Could Severe Weather Impact Your Thanksgiving Travel Plans?
From Montgomery -- storms are slamming the Southwest with high winds, rain and ice all throughout Thanksgiving week -- the busiest travel day of the year. And as the severe weather makes it's way to the east, Alabama travelers say their travel plans are being affected...
Whether you're hopping on a plane or hitting the road, travelers we spoke with say they're keeping their eyes on the skies. And with the weather planning to get even worse on Tuesday and Wednesday, some people are wondering whether their travel plans will have to change.
Twenty flights with about 1,000 people a day this week at the Montgomery Regional Airport are hoping to fly to their Thanksgiving destination.
Ethel Green is flying to New York and she says she's glad to fly early before the weather gets messy.
Airport officials say they don't anticipate many flights to be cancelled, but if this weather comes our way, they've prepared to have extra staff inside the airport, as well as on the taxiways.
AAA expects Thanksgiving travelers to total over 43 million -- most of them traveling on the roadways. But if you are traveling by plane, airport officials are asking that you check the weather at each destination you're stopping at because it's possible your flight could be cancelled or delayed.