STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Memorial Day travel by the numbers

Memorial Day travel by the numbers

Posted: Wed May 16 05:54:55 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed May 16 05:54:55 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Memorial Day travel by the numbers

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.

we are less than 2 weeks away from memorial day weekend... which is often the kick?start to summer traveling. kimt news three's annalisa pardo joins us live with how the recent hike in gas prices may pump the brakes on the holiday travel. good morning tyler and arielle, triple a reports people who travel this memorial day weekend are willing to the most expensive gas memorial day gas prices since 20?14. but triple a predicts that despite the hike in gas prices, about 36 point 6 million people are expected to travel by cars this memorial day weekend. that's an almost 5 percent increase than last year. darcy siem in rochester says she's not planning on traveling memorial day weekend ? especially because of high prices at probably stick around home, i would not go very far with gas prices the way they are right now. they're way too high. if the gas prices do continue to climb, darcy says it may have a bigger impact on her summer travels, as she'll be driving to her vacation spots. live in rochester, annalisa pardo kimt news three. triple a is also reporting that about a million people will travel by plane on memorial day weekend, which is an almost 7 percent increase from last year. in the next half hour we take a look at how the gas prices could impact how much you pay for a plane ticket.
Mason City
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 26°
Albert Lea
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 31°
Austin
Clear
34° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 28°
Charles City
Clear
34° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 26°
Rochester
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 27°
More sun and we slowly warm up through the week.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Proposed Convenience Store Rejected 2nd Reading

Image

Bowman Fine Arts Center Open

Image

Old Glory Relay

Image

County Commissioner Candidate Forum

Image

Dover-Eyota Football's Turnaround Season

Image

TOP OF IOWA CC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Image

SALVATION ARMY OFFERS ASSISTANCE

Image

Changes to parking ordinance

Image

Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Image

Flu shot clinic at local school

Community Events