Holiday travel season is here and Charlotte Douglas International Airport is expecting large crowds in the next few days with almost every flight reaching near capacity.
A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with strong winds, areas of heavy snow, wind-swept rain and thunderstorms.
With many winter storms lined up, snow will create a wintry setting for Christmas in some areas.
Several storms with snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms may affect areas from the South Central states to the Northeast through the weekend after Christmas.
A storm will produce a swath of rain in the South, a narrow zone of wintry mix in the Ohio Valley and snow in part of the Northeast this weekend.