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All flights canceled at New York's JFK airport due to snowstorm
February 9, 2017 / 4:46 PM / in 8 months

All flights canceled at New York's JFK airport due to snowstorm

(Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration canceled all inbound and outbound flights at John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday amid a winter storm that barreled its way through the northeastern United States.

A display shows cancelled flights at the Delta Airlines terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport during a powerful winter storm in New York City, U.S., February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Forecasters warned the storm would bring winds gusting to 50 miles per hour (80 kph) and periods of “thunder snow,” which could drop as much as 4 inches (10 cm) of snow per hour, making travel extremely dangerous.

Reporting by Gina Cherelus; Editing by Phil Berlowitz

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