The weather calmed down in California on Friday, but things are about to get lively on the other side of the country, as heavy rainfall and snow are expected to hit the East Coast within hours, causing air travel cancellations just in time for Christmas. —KA
Morgan Durrant, a Delta spokesman, said Friday that the airline has canceled roughly 300 flights in and out of Atlanta and 200 more elsewhere around the country.
Delta also has joined Continental, United and AirTran in waiving penalties for travelers who have to reschedule their trips over the weekend.
The mid-Atlantic and Northeast could see combinations of rain, sleet and snow, with the heaviest amounts of precipitation in highest elevations, CNN meteorologists said.