Ten-thousand flights all over the country have been canceled, and that means a lot of stranded people, including travelers at Denver International Airport.
The military has placed helicopters and rescue teams on alert and dispatched medical planners to help cope with the damage from a superstorm on the East Coast.
Airlines have canceled 5,000 flights nationwide in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Most of the flights are along the East Coast, but the storm is still impacting travel in Colorado.
The airlines are already planning to help travelers during what could be the worst of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast early next week.
A derailed Amtrak train near the Colorado-Nebraska border means train service will be shut down for several days.
The earthquake that struck Virginia on Tuesday hit an area that historically is not seismically active — and there’s no connection with another rare quake that struck Colorado.