Northeast winter storm cancelling flights at Lambert

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LAMBERT AIRPORT (KPLR) – As airlines, passengers and staff at Lambert pour over the news coming from the Northeast, winter is making a strong comeback in potentially historic storm. Parts of the northeast from Washington, D.C. to Boston could see up to two feet of snow.

As of now, over 1,000 flights have been cancelled out of the New York area, with more to follow tonight and Tuesday.

This is causing a ripple affect across the nation’s biggest airports and affecting St. Louis Lambert International Airport. So far eight percent of the flights have been affected, with more to come.

Airlines are telling customers to be patient and to call or check online for flight status. Many have temporarily suspended fees for changing flights.

The storm has affected the both the men’s and women’s basketball teams for St. Louis University. The men are trying to get to Washington, D.C. for a game on Wednesday and the women trying to get to Philadelphia today.