Escape From Atlanta to New York — Because of Snow?!?
A s the southeastern United States is gearing for what is being predicted as a major snowstorm later today and possibly extending into early tomorrow morning, I am on my way to South Africa — but my flight from Atlanta to New York was scheduled to depart later this evening after the snow would have already started, possibly delaying my flight…
…so I chose to change to an earlier flight to New York in order to have a greater chance of me meeting the flight operated by a different airline on a different itinerary so as not to take any chances.
Well, it turns out that the flight on which I am now a passenger has been delayed by almost a half hour. Not a problem, as I will still have several hours to spare in New York — which was not my original intention.
Let us just say that I am doing the greater Atlanta metropolitan area a favor: because I am leaving early, there should not be as much snow as originally predicted. Had I stayed and waited for the original flight on which I was supposed to be a passenger, then the greater Atlanta metropolitan area would have received a foot or more of accumulated snow.
I apologize for the quick posting here; but I am keeping my eyes and ears alert for updates while at the airport, which is quite crowded.
If your travels are being affected by inclement weather, please be patient and be safe…
Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.