Holiday travel in disarray as blizzard hits the East Coast

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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A rare December blizzard unleashed its fury on the East Coast on Sunday, disrupting holiday travel by air, rail and road in the region and centering its force on the New York metropolitan area by early evening.

By the time the snow is expected to diminish on Monday morning, the totals in some New York areas could pile as high as 20 inches, forecasters said, while the gale-force winds whipping in excess of 50 miles per hour could stir up treacherous whiteout conditions.

Kennedy International Airport in New York and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey suspended all flights Sunday evening, according to Sara Beth Joren, a spokeswoman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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