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Thanksgiving 2016 travel forecast: Here’s how to check your flight; see travel conditions


By Debbie Lord

Cox Media Group National Content Desk

If you are headed to the airport Wednesday to travel to a Thanksgiving celebration with family and friends, you may want to take a minute to check your flight status.

A quick way to do that is to use the website The site offers flight tracking, news on cancellations and specific  airport delays and a “misery map” that shows regions of the country where delay times could be the longest.

If you are traveling on Wednesday, the national forecast shows a chance of weather-related airport delays in the Northwest and through the middle of the country.

According to the American Automobile Association, upwards of 49 million people will be traveling at least 50 or more miles for Thanksgiving.

AP Photo/Matt Rourke
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