Travelers make their way through the 30th Street Station ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Almost 49 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more for the holiday, the most since 2007, according to AAA. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Thanksgiving 2016 travel forecast: Here’s how to check your flight; see travel conditions

If you are headed to the airport Wednesday to travel to a Thanksgiving celebration with family and friends, you may want to take a minute to check your flight status.

A quick way to do that is to use the website flightaware.com. The site offers flight tracking, news on cancellations and specific  airport delays and a “misery map” that shows regions of the country where delay times could be the longest.

If you are traveling on Wednesday, the national forecast shows a chance of weather-related airport delays in the Northwest and through the middle of the country.

According to the American Automobile Association, upwards of 49 million people will be traveling at least 50 or more miles for Thanksgiving. 

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