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THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: 3 things you should know

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If you are driving somewhere for Thanksgiving and want to save on gas, fill up now. Gas prices could go up 5 of 10 cents by Thursday, according to AAA.

Twin Cities gas prices stood at $3.06 per gallon on Monday. Check the FOX 9 Gas Gauge for a searchable map of the lowest gas prices near you.


A massive winter storm already blamed for 10 fatal accidents is making an eastward run up to Thanksgiving.

The storm is tracking south and east and could threaten plans for Tuesday and Wednesday as people hit the roads and airports Thanksgiving travel. American Airlines already canceled 300 flights in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Monday.

Check with your airline for the status of your flight and weather waiver rules that will allow you to change your reservation.


The average distance traveled this Thanksgiving will be 601 miles, according to AAA. While Wednesday is the peak travel day, Tuesday will be busy as well. You can avoid some congestion on the roads by traveling early in the morning or after 8 p.m.

Check traffic congestion, road closures and incidents at

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