RALEIGH (WTVD) --When Brittany Gregory landed at RDU Sunday afternoon, she walked into the concourse both excited and exhausted. The Durham resident is one of the thousands of travelers who had been stranded in another city after the snow storm grounded flights across the grid.
"It's been stressful. I've been ready to come home," said Gregory.
She was holed up in a hotel in Texas.
"I was cancelled Friday, cancelled Saturday, and then I was rebooked without being told," said Gregory.
Marty Mealey, of Rocky Mount, has also been stayed at an Atlanta hotel throughout the weekend.
"55 hours later, I'm finally back to North Carolina," said Mealey.
The winter weather caused more than 11,000 flight cancellations since Friday.
Airports have been digging out and carriers are slowly resumed service Sunday.
"Out of my friends, I was one of the one people that was getting out today," said Raleigh resident Bridget Novey once she arrived at RDU from Nashville.
While some flights took off, others were grounded.
The Moskowwitz's have been camping out at RDU hoping to hop on the first flight out to New York.
"Hopefully we'll get home, but I'm okay with staying here. We're both semi-retired," said Bob Moskowitz.
Airline carriers are now trying to work through a back-log and an RDU officials says it'll take a few days for things to return to normal.
635 flights for Monday had been canceled, according to FlightAware.
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