Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area

If the greater metropolitan area of New York is in your immediate travel plans, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects of significant precipitation resulting from the remnants of what was once Hurricane Barry.

Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area

As much as four inches of rain may fall in some areas of the greater metropolitan area of New York, which includes the five boroughs of New York City; Long Island; northern and central New Jersey; the southernmost counties of New York State which include Westchester and Rockland counties; and southwestern Connecticut.

Flash flooding is possible in some local areas of this region.

Flight Waivers, Delays and Cancellations

If you are traveling to or from the greater metropolitan area of New York over the next day or so, expect delays and cancellations of flights. Keep up to date on the latest information pertaining to this weather system which may adversely affect your travel plans. Postponing or canceling your trip might be a better option — no matter which mode of travel you plan on taking.

If you have a flight scheduled, your flight may be delayed or canceled — and you may be eligible for a waiver of a fee to change your itinerary. If you are driving in any of the affected areas, watch out for deteriorating weather conditions and traffic problems.

Here are four airlines which have issued travel alerts as a result of this weather system:

Summary

Be sure to contact your airline or transportation provider for the latest information pertaining to your travels — if they are adversely affected — and please: travel safely.

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