Transcript for The Great Holiday Getaway
We turn to a breaking headline from the state department, a rare worldwide alert for Americans traveling overseas. They believe terrorists are focused on public places in the holidays. And this is the businesses travel day of the season when it comes to planes. This could be a record-breaker of a year. Gas prices below $2 in 24 starts tonight. Here's Linzie Janis. Reporter: Tonight, almost 2.5 million taking to the skies on the busiest travel day of the season. In Atlanta, long lines, but very few cancellations. Great news for heather shelly, with her six kids. It was a little bit like "Home alone" getting out of the house. Reporter: Soldiers wanting to get home. In New York, smooth sailing. No lines. Is your flight on time? Yes, it's on time. Reporter: A far cry from last season, when bad weather stranded travelers for days. Meanwhile, on the nation's highways, a record number of road trippers. Low fuel prices. There are very few flight delays, thanks to the weather. It's a clear night across most of the country. And rob Marciano is here to ruin that. A storm system you're tracking
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