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The Misery Of Holiday Travel, In One Real-Time Map

The <a href="http://flightaware.com/miserymap/">FlightAware Misery Map</a> combines weather and flight data into a live map.
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The FlightAware Misery Map combines weather and flight data into a live map.

As I write this, snowstorms are swirling over the East Coast, threatening Thanksgiving holiday travel plans for millions of travelers. How much time in the purgatory of airports will this mean for you? Check out FlightAware's MiseryMap, which combines weather and flight data into a live map that lists which airports are being struck by storms, the number of delays and cancellations, and graphs that show flight destinations and the chances they'll actually make it on time. Explore it for yourself, and if you're hitting the road and skies — good luck.

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Elise Hu is a host-at-large based at NPR West in Culver City, Calif. Previously, she explored the future with her video series, Future You with Elise Hu, and served as the founding bureau chief and International Correspondent for NPR's Seoul office. She was based in Seoul for nearly four years, responsible for the network's coverage of both Koreas and Japan, and filed from a dozen countries across Asia.