Travel Alert: New Storm Approaching; 2.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Areas of New Jersey Affected by Sandy
The epicenter of a minor earthquake with a magnitude of 2.0 which occurred early this morning was located in Ringwood, New Jersey and was felt in neighboring communities still reeling from the effects of the major storm which incorporated what was once Hurricane Sandy.
Fortunately, there are no reports of damage or injuries.
However — of note to travelers as well as to residents of the New York metropolitan area — another major storm is forecast to reach the New York City area on Wednesday morning, November 7, 2012. Winds are expected to gust as high as 60 miles per hour, accompanied by heavy rain, cold temperatures and possible snow, which could mean additional power outages.
If you are planning to travel anywhere between Wilmington, North Carolina and Halifax, Nova Scotia this week, please be sure to check the weather forecasts as well as with the airline operating your flight before you attempt to travel to the northeastern United States — especially as some portions of this region still have not recovered from the storm known as Sandy. In addition to New York, this advisory includes destinations such as Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Hartford, Providence and Boston. A list of FlyerTalk discussions pertaining to Sandy can be found here.