(NECN/NBC News: Jay Gray) The official start to winter is still more than a week away, but Mother Nature doesn't care what the calendar says.
She continued to dump snow and ice across several states Tuesday.
Plows pushed away what they could, but jack-knifed trucks and stranded cars still littered roads and highways across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
Getting there in the air has been just as difficult.
Hundreds of flights have been delayed or canceled and many passengers understand it could be a long wait.
"I'm looking outside, looking at the weather map thinking we're gonna be here for a while," said traveler Nathan France.
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