Category - United States


USA: New England: heavy snow on weekend

Accuweather: A storm that brought over a foot of snow to parts of the Plains will reorganize on the East Coast this weekend and will deliver heavy snow to part of New England by Sunday. It will be the third weekend in a row that a snowstorm will impact parts of the region. Heavy snow […]


Weather delays at US airports – Newark Stormy N.J. weather causes flight delays at Newark, other airportsTravelers heading out this weekend to start the holidays face some cancellations and flight delays as conditions improve following a Midwest blizzard. Airports in the Philadelphia and New York areas reported weather-related flight delays today morning. The Federal Aviation Administration says flights at Newark Liberty […]


JFK strike averted

JFK strike averted By BILL SANDERSON Last Updated: 7:07 AM, December 19, 2012 Posted: 1:59 AM, December 19, 2012 NY Post: JFK Airport security workers yesterday nixed plans to strike during Christmas. Employees of AirServ and Global Elite Group decided against walking off their jobs after their bosses agreed to talks. The workers, backed by […]


Southern California: earthquake in Pacific Ocean

Earthquake strikes near California coast AP: The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California and Mexico. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, was recorded at 2:36 a.m. PT Friday, 262 kilometres south southwest of the California city of Avalon and 269 […]


Hurricane Sandy: Link to US airports for information

From FAA: For Flight Delay Information – Air Traffic Control System Command Center


Travel Warning from Ottawa: Hurricane Sandy

OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to the coastal areas of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, New York and New Jersey. This includes New York City and Washington, D.C. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the U.S. northeast coast on October 29, 2012, causing extensive damage and severe […]