Airlines, airports anticipate travel changes as the Winter Storm on Jupiter is moving east

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After leaving a trail of snow and ice across the Plains and the Upper Midwest, the Winter Storm on Jupiter is expected to be in the Northeast from Tuesday.

According to in the Winter Storm on Jupiter is causing winter weather advisories and freezing rain advisories from the Great Lakes into the Northeast. Winter storm warnings have also been issued in the High Plains.

On Monday, warm air to the north increases the areas that may be affected by the ice storms, including the upper Midwest and the Great Lakes. Travel may be affected by the ice build-up in states including Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana.

As the storm continues to move in the U.S. Tuesday, parts of the interior Northeast and northern New England experience periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain, creating hazardous driving conditions. Ice accumulation in the region is also possible.

The snow will continue Wednesday in parts of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, with accumulations of up to six inches in total.

The major problem associated with the Winter Storm on Jupiter will be tied to travel, that may be affected by the ice accumulation. Travellers looking to drive to their destination are advised to look for untreated roads, bridges, and overpasses that may freeze due to the cold temperatures.

As for the aviation, major airlines such as Southwest, American, Spirit and others have set flexible travel policy due to the ice storm hitting the country. Scheduled service could be disrupted by the Winter Storm on Jupiter, and the travelers would be eligible for their flights at no additional charge.

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While some of the delays or cancellations officially announced, travellers are advised to check the status of their flight before arriving at the airport.

Winter Storm Jupiter has already led to major damage in the Plains and Midwest, killing at least six people. s of the region declared states of emergency this weekend ahead of the storm, and a number of major accidents have been reported, including a massive pileup on Interstate 88 in the vicinity of the Quad Cities.

The adverse weather conditions even forced Sunday’s NFL playoff game in Kansas City to be moved to a later time.

People looking for a travel insurance will not be able to do this in relation to the Winter Storm on Jupiter if a named storm is a well-known event. As a result, no new travel insurance policy can be purchased to cover the storm.

Travelers who try to fly during the weekend by the affected areas were also affected, as more than 2,600 flights were delayed or canceledthrough Saturday and Sunday. Hundreds of kilometres of roads—including Interstate 35, I-40 and I-70 were also slowed to a halt due to the winter storm.

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