PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - From the city to the suburbs, Sunday's cold temperatures and strong wind gusts caused big problems. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered Philadelphia International Airport to a temporarily ground stop because of wind, delaying many flights for an hour or more.
Connie Roseman, arriving from Texas, would rather forget the last hour of her flight.
"It was miserable. It was left and right, up and down, very bumpy. A lot of us got sick in my row. So we had a lot of bags on deck for us, and a hard time getting off, because everybody was still sluggish from the flight," she said.
Meanwhile, PECO crews were busy repairing power lines downed as a result of wind. At its peak on Sunday, more than 21,000 customers were without power.
At least one person was injured in Roxborough, when the wind knocked a tree over onto a car in the 7900 block of Henry Avenue. The woman was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where she suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
We found others, however, bracing the sudden change in temperatures. Ice skating outside Philadelphia city hall is in full swing for the season.
Fritz Andre, who ran the Philadelphia half-marathon on Saturday, is embracing the change of seasons. "You can't have a warm winter. I mean, you just can't have a warm Christmas," he said.