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Weather continues to strand airline travelers

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Travel troubles continued for another day as severe weather pounded the Northeast.

Tampa International Airport (TIA) reported 155 flight delays and 48 cancellations by 3 p.m. Monday.

Terrence Lapotosky is traveling back to Chicago from Tampa.

"My wife bought me a trip for Christmas [To Tampa]. I'm trying to get back to Chicago. I can't do it now until Friday," Lapotosky said of his flight delay. "The worst part is I'm fighting to get home to go to work."

Traveler Jasmine Madarang spent hours on the phone after her flight to New York was canceled.

She is returning to Dubai after visiting the United States for the first time.

"I've been trying to reschedule my flight. I have been on hold for 58 minutes now," Madarang said.

JetBlue airlines grounded all flights to and from Boston, New Jersey and New York until 10 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say it will allow the airline to catch up after weather delays and cancellations.

TIA urges passengers to call ahead or check flight times online before heading to the airport.

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