PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Call it timing or just plain luck. Some Philadelphians are escaping the next nor’easter by heading for southern sunshine.
Cody and his family from the Lansdale area checked in at the Southwest counter Tuesday afternoon headed for a week-long vacation to Disney World.READ MORE: Company Says Planned Natural Gas Pipeline From Pennsylvania To New Jersey Won't Go Forward
So the best part of it is getting out before this big storm that we might have six inches to a foot.READ MORE: Red Cross Dealing With Emergency Shortages In Blood Inventory Due To People Working, COVID Surges
“Yes, I feel like I planned it perfectly even though it was a total accident because my mom and dad are actually trying to leave tomorrow at 6 a.m. so they took the 6 a.m. flight tomorrow,” Cody’s wife Ana explains. “So I pray that they get out.”MORE NEWS: 'I'm Angry, I'm Frustrated': City Leaders React As Philadelphia Surpasses 400 Homicides In 2021
Cody and Anna say by the time they get back next week they’re hoping the snow piles will be almost gone.