(NEW YORK) — A winter storm that started falling on Friday has caused many flights to be cancelled in the northeast and Midwest.
Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Friday due to the snow storm. A winter weather advisory is in effect in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut until 6 p.m. on Saturday.
In New York 3 to 6 inches of snow is expected for Saturday and Mayor Michael Bloomberg said city crews are already out salting roads.
A mix of rain and snow is expected in the nation’s capitol and Philadelphia.
More than 700 flights have been cancelled nationwide due to the snow storm.
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Pilar Melendez, CNN Newswire
Chris Williams and Jason Hanna, CNN