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Travelers come to Tucson to escape East Coast weather

Posted at 6:55 PM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 20:55:33-05

Travelers looking to escape the snow and cold on the East Coast are coming to Tucson.

KGUN9 met with passengers traveling through Tucson International Airport on Friday. Zachary Biggs, a University of Arizona student, was coming from Chicago, where he said temperatures were around 4 degrees.

Rich Kamats was traveling from Buffalo, New York. He said the high temperature for the day there was 3 degrees, and he spends winters in Tucson to get away from the cold weather. 

Temperatures in Tucson are forecast to be in the mid-70s through the weekend.