Frankenstorm: LAX Flights To East Coast Canceled

Sandy storm surf in Florida.
Sandy storm surf in Florida.
@jimwxgator

Sure, we're safe from harm as the East Coast braces for "Frankenstorm." But that doesn't mean it won't affect Los Angeles, even as we bask in 80-degree temperatures.

LAX, for one, is being turned into a giant parking lot as flights to the Eastern Seaboard were grounded last night.

Here's what LAX tweeted:

It's going to be a while until weather improves. Hurricane Sandy was expected to hit New Jersey tonight. Then it was supposed to mix with a cold front that could actually strengthen the storm.

A late-summer-style hurricane fueled by warm Atlantic waters transforming into a blizzard-creating winter front has inspired the Halloween-worthy title Frankenstorm.

While some surfers appear to be happy about the weather, the film industry is not:

The Hollywood Reporter notes that the storm has taken out theaters in the nation's second-largest movie-viewing market, New York, until further notice.

Boo-hoo for us, right?

[@dennisjromero / djromero@laweekly.com / @LAWeeklyNews]


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >