ROSLYN HEIGHTS - Many people across Long Island and the country are traveling today to be with family for Thanksgiving.

However, this today's wet weather has hampered some holiday plans. The heavy rain, wind and low clouds are causing some delays at the major area airports.

According to AAA, 43 million Americans will be taking a train, plane or automobile to get to their destination. This is the highest number of Americans traveling since the start of the recession.

Officials say 90 percent of those traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday will be driving.

The Long Island Rail Road ran extra afternoon service on selected branches this afternoon to accommodate holiday travelers.

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