Transcript for Blast of Winter Weather Blankets the Country in Snow
What a crowd behind you. Now to the weather tonight. Even this morning that wind threatening the balloons in new york city. The crowd favorite snoopy waiting on the sidelines tethered by ropes just waiting for a decision and then the all clear, snoopy and everyone else there high above the crowds gathered along the route. Tonight something else, after the storm more than a third of the country now covered in snow, the most snow this early in a decade. Abc's ginger zee tonight with the pictures and the forecast now for the trip home. Reporter: A thanksgiving mess in michigan. Dozens of accidents reported on i-75 near flint. Lake effect snow making it all the way to the detroit parade. Kermit happily floating through the flurries. On the west side all that snow adding up, more than half a foot. On the road it was worrying drivers. I'm always nervous. I went into a ditch before and i sure do not want to do it again. Reporter: After wednesday's travel mess in the northeast, a bright and sunny macy's thanksgiving parade. The winds relaxing just in time. We just got great news, the balloons will fly. We are getting this parade going. Peaceful and frozen in new england. A perfect day for playing. And in wisconsin a little help on the sled and a greeting for all. Happy thanksgiving, everyone! Ginger back with us live on columbus avenue on manhattan's upper west side. You were along the parade route. The weather did cooperate. How does the weekend look when we have to travel back home? I have great news. It is looking a lot better, especially for the northeast. Look at this map, the only area of concern really in the pacific northeast, places like seattle. Really overall such a better picture than we had yesterday going happy thanksgiving, ginger. The first family spending a
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