Winter storm threatens travel over long holiday weekend

Some 1,100 flights have been canceled, and Amtrak is now operating on "modified service" over the weekend.
0:57 | 01/19/19

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please. That storm is causing some headaches for travelers at the start of what is a holiday weekend. ABC's erielle reshef is at Laguardia airport. Luckily for her we've let her stay inside. Laguardia is right here in new York City. Erielle, good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning, guys. That major winter storm taking aim and threatening travel on a very busy weekend. TSA estimating at least 8 million people will pass through its checkpoints nationwide. More than 1,100 flights have already been canceled, and as for the airports most affected, Chicago o'hare where the storm is already hitting. JFK here in New York and as the weather continues to deteriorate, the situation for travelers could get a lot worse. And it's not just air travel that is being impacted by this. It is also amtrak. Amtrak is saying it's operating on a modified schedule so you're going to want to check your train schedule before you head out to the station. Guys. All right, erielle reshef, we'll stay on top of that. Now to the special counsel's

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