Flights canceled to and from New York ahead of Nor'easter

Palm Beach & Fort Lauderdale airports affected

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - With no answers, Rosa Colonel can do nothing but wait. She's anxious to know if her new grandson made one of the last flights out of New York Wednesday.

The wait can be agony.

An impending Nor'easter is canceling flights left and right. It could close down New York airports just like Hurricane Sandy did last week.

Passenger Al Zazeela and his wife changed their flight last minute to dodge the nightmare.

"I called up twice and was able to change for an earlier flight, late yesterday, it looked like the last two seats on the plane," says Zazeela.

Flight crews say the terminal is noticeably quiet Wednesday. There's no afternoon rush to head north. But bad weather could stop one special delivery.

"Look how pretty he is," says Colonel.

Four-month old Elliot is finally in her arms for the first time. His parents are just as happy to be here.

"They were issuing cancelation fees and waivers for people traveling from now until the 17, or something like that," says LaTosha King.

Mother Nature may be causing problems for travelers over the next few days. But not for Rosa Colonel. Not today.

"I'm so excited I'm crying, I've been waiting so long for this," says Colonel.

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