The rain will transition over to snow as we head into mid to late morning across the area. We will see the chances for light accumulation in the valley areas with 1-3" possible on the ridge tops above 2000 feet. Slick spots are possible on untreated roads. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Thousands of travelers have been stranded in Israel during the second day of a strike by the nation's three airlines.
Airline workers launched the strike on Sunday to protest the government's approval of a new "open skies" aviation deal with the European Union. Proponents say the deal will lower air fares and boost tourism. Union workers say it will threaten their jobs because Israel's small fleets and security costs make it hard to compete.
A spokeswoman for El Al, Israel's national carrier, said some 15,000 people were stranded on Monday. Travelers that can't get alternative flights would get refunds. She spoke on condition of anonymity under company policy.
The Histadrut labor union plans to halt all flights out of Ben-Gurion international airport on Tuesday in solidarity with the airlines.
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