Thanksgiving Travel: Problematic Weather

Sam Champion and Ginger Zee report on delays on the road and in the skies.
1:55 | 11/21/12

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Now the roads. The roads are already problematic you know there's traffic autumn which -- do you take. -- did you -- someplace out there on the road in the northeast this morning showing you were all the shortcuts are good morning gender. Good morning salmon on the road here I 95 in new York and yes already very crowded and doing what tens of millions of people. Are going to be doing today. Behind the wheel and -- -- right here seeing a whole lot of that. A lot of brake lights. This morning the infamous Thanksgiving travel rush could come to an abrupt halt in one of the nation's hopes. That thick fog in Chicago that's creating zero visibility could cause chaos for the rest of the country. Now take a look at this a thirty mile backup on the Massachusetts turnpike last night experts snarls on all major highways in the eastern part of the -- The top five cities bracing for the worst traffic today. New York. Washington DC Chicago. San Francisco and the most tangled -- In Los Angeles with holiday road trips there are predicted to take 33%. Longer than usual. -- he still packing up the car triple a recommends hitting the road as early as possible. And then right now. Or at the very latest 2 PM because -- -- the roads will be jam packed rush -- expected to peak two hours earlier than normal with today expected to be the busiest day in many people also working we're expecting this evening there will be a lot of congestion some good news for drivers gas prices are down five cents in the last two weeks with the national average for a gallon of regular topping off at 341. To give you some perspective -- Labor Day -- -- 28 million cars on the -- this time here on this day before Thanksgiving again expecting almost -- a whole lot more Elizabeth -- -- -- ginger please drive safely thanks so much.

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