Last minute Thanksgiving travels

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AAA expects to assist more than 300,000 stranded drivers throughout the country this holiday weekend and in Kansas, at least 1,900.

Herds of people hit the road Wednesday and thousands more will Thursday morning. 

"Wednesday is the busiest in terms of air travel and road travel," says Shawn Steward with AAA. 

One traveler, David Winfray, is driving to Haven. He left in the thick of it. 

"If we left right now, it'd probably be about an hour," says Winfray. 

"Rush hour, Wednesday evenings is kind of the perfect storm between holiday travelers and people getting off work," says Steward. 

AAA is reminding drivers to simply use common sense out on the roads. 

"Slow down, be considerate of other people. You're not going really gain that much time, in the end, especially if you get stopped by the police or if you're in a wreck. It's just not worth it."

A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday for much of western, central and south central Kansas.  It includes Reno, Harvey, Sedgwick, Kingman, Harper, Butler, Chase, and Marion counties.  

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