Delays Expected at New York Laguardia International (LGA) on February 20, 2019

Delays are expected at New York Laguardia International (LGA) today.

Medium Probability of Delays Between 5:00 PM on 2/20 AND 7:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience snow which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Snow causes many issues at airports, reducing the visibility for landing aircraft and making the runway slippery. Airports that typically see a lot of snow will have the resources to clean up, but heavy snowstorms may cause extended delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Snow

Visibility Greater than 2 0.75
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 7.1 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 2,500

Medium Probability of Delays Between 7:00 PM on 2/20 AND 9:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience snow which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Snow causes many issues at airports, reducing the visibility for landing aircraft and making the runway slippery. Airports that typically see a lot of snow will have the resources to clean up, but heavy snowstorms may cause extended delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Snow

Visibility Greater than 2 0.5
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 7.1 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 1,500

Medium Probability of Delays Between 9:00 PM on 2/20 AND 12:00 AM on 2/21

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and snow which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Snow causes many issues at airports, reducing the visibility for landing aircraft and making the runway slippery. Airports that typically see a lot of snow will have the resources to clean up, but heavy snowstorms may cause extended delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Snow

Visibility Greater than 2 0.5
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 9.4 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 700

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