Most flights back to normal at OIA after snow storm in Northeast

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —

There are less than 10 flight cancellations at Orlando International Airport on Sunday after a snow storm in the Northeast caused a mess for travelers.

So far on Sunday, 9 flights have been canceled and only a handful are delayed.

The storm began clobbering the New York-to-Boston corridor on Friday, grounding flights, closing workplaces and sending people rushing to get home ahead of a possible 1 to 3 feet of snow.

That weather created problems from some travelers trying to get out of Orlando International Airport. On Saturday, roughly 75 flights were canceled and dozens were delayed.

Most of the affected flights were going to or coming from cities like Boston, Hartford, Newark, Albany and Baltimore.

Eyewitness News spoke to travelers who said they waited at the airport for more than 12 hours.

Sue Russo's flight to Newark was canceled, but she and her husband showed up anyway, desperately hoping to find a way to get home.

"We thought our best option would be to come to the airport and see what other flight we would be able to get. Apparently there aren't many," said Russo.

The weather began hammering the northeast Friday evening. By Sunday morning, conditions had improved in many areas and residents were working to clear the snow.