This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Meteorologists are predicting another nor’easter to hit the mid-Atlantic region Wednesday and Thursday, Accuweather reports.

The winter storm is expected to bring snow from New Jersey to Maine, with some parts of New England seeing one to two feet of snow, which means more possible widespread travel disruptions this week. The northern suburbs of Baltimore to the inner cities of Philadelphia, New York City and Boston are all expected to receive significant snow accumulation, Accuweather predicts.

Some airlines, like Southwest, are already issuing travel waivers for the region, which will include the following airports:

  • Albany, NY (ALB)
  • Boston, MA (BOS)
  • Hartford, CT (BDL)
  • LaGuardia, NY (LGA)
  • Long Island MacArthur, NY (ISP)
  • Manchester, NH (MHT)
  • Newark, NJ (EWR)
  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
  • Portland, ME (PWM)
  • Providence, RI (PVD)

“Customers who are holding reservations from Tuesday afternoon (3:00 pm), March 6, thru Thursday, March 8, and want to alter their travel plans may rebook in the original class of service or travel standby (within 14 days of their original date of travel between the original city-pairs and in accordance with our accommodation procedures) without paying any additional charge,” the Southwest travel advisory says.

 

Luckily, this storm, dubbed Winter Storm Quinn, is not expected to be as severe as the bomb cyclone that hit the East Coast late last week. Winds will not be as strong, and meteorologists say this will be a much more “typical” winter storm.

Wednesday’s storm will, however, interrupt clean up and power restoration in areas that were hit by the brunt of last week’s storm. “The big problem is that the storm this week is coming so soon after the destructive storm from last Friday,” Accuweather Meterogolist Alex Sosnowski says. “It will disrupt cleanup and restoration operations and is likely to cause a new but less extreme round of travel delays, power outages and damage from falling trees.”

Last week’s intense bomb cyclone killed at least eight people, left more than two million people without power and grounded more than 2,300 flights.

Update 3/5/18 3 p.m.: Delta also has issued a travel waiver for March 7-8 for the following airports:

  • Albany, NY (ALB)
  • Allentown, PA (ABE)
  • Boston, MA (BOS)
  • Harrisburg, PA (MDT)
  • Hartford, CT (BDL)
  • New York – Kennedy, NY (JFK)
  • New York – LaGuardia, NY (LGA)
  • Newark, NJ (EWR)
  • Newburgh, NY (SWF)
  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
  • Scranton, PA (AVP)
  • Providence, RI (PVD)
  • White Plains, NY (HPN)

“If you wish to cancel your trip as a result of a flight cancellation or significant delay (90 minutes or more), you are entitled to a refund for the unused portion of your ticket. Even if your flight is not canceled, you may make a one-time change to your ticket without fee if you are scheduled to travel to, from, or through” one of the above airports, the Delta waiver says.

Tickets must be reissued on or before March 11, and rebooked travel must begin no later than that date as well.

Featured image by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card

This cash back card has a focus on dining and entertainment where you can earn unlimited 4% cash back in those spending categories. You can also earn 2% cash back at grocery stores and 1% cash back on all other purchases.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn a one-time $500 cash bonus after you spend $3000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening
  • Earn unlimited 4% cash back on dining and entertainment, 2% at grocery stores and 1% on all other purchases
  • No rotating categories or sign-ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus cash back won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how much you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Access to premium experiences in dining, entertainment and more
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, $95 after that
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.24% - 25.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0 intro for first year; $95 after that
Balance Transfer Fee
$0
Recommended Credit
Excellent, Good

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.