Some PDX flights canceled due to Northeast storm



At least six flights from Portland International Airport scheduled to depart today been canceled due to storms on the East Coast.

The storm has brought snow and freezing temperatures across the Northeast and was blamed for at least nine deaths in the eastern half of the country.

The nor’easter was accompanied by plummeting temperatures that on Friday morning reached 8 degrees below zero in Burlington, Vt., with a wind chill of 29 below and 2 degrees in Boston, with a wind chill of minus 20. It dumped 23 inches of snow in Boxford, Mass., and 18 inches in parts of western New York near Rochester. Thirteen inches of snow fell in Boston, while Lakewood, N.J., got 10 inches and New York City’s Central Park got 6.

For more information on canceled flights, visit the airport’s website.