South Florida Flights Affected by Winter Storm Across Northeast

At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, there were 48 delayed flights and 76 cancellations.

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    Airports across South Florida were experiencing flight delays and cancellations due to weather in the Northeast Tuesday. NBC 6’s Justin Finch reports. (Published Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014)

    Airports across South Florida continued to experience flight delays and cancellations due to weather in the Northeast Wednesday.

    At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, there were 73 delayed flights and 31 cancellations as of 2:30 p.m.

    Areas affected by cancellations include: Port Au Prince, Santo Domingo, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Newark and John F. Kennedy Airport.

    At 4 p.m., Miami International Airport had a total of  31 flights canceled and 2 delays. Cities affected included Baltimore, Boston, Louisville, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia,

    The Northeast braced Tuesday for over a foot of snow followed by another blast of arctic chill like that wrought by the polar vortex in early January.

    The storm threatened to snarl the evening commute in cities from Philadelphia to Boston. Winter storm warnings were also issued for Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City.

    In the nation's capital, over 300 schools and federal and local government offices closed in advance of the storm, NBC Washington reported. New York's mayor said he had activated all of the city's emergency preparation systems, NBC New York reported.