3 A fierce winter storm is pummeling the Northeast tonight - dumping nearly a foot of snow, heavy winds and freezing temperatures stretching from Virginia to Massachusetts. It's caused widespread travel troubles - including the cancellation of some 300 flights. One of those flights - was scheduled to bring a Jacksonville family home from New York City TONIGHT. Channel 4's Adrienne Moore caught up with the Farnesi family ... as they try to make their way back home... Adrienne? 3 3 Pamela Farnesi is in New York City with her two daughters - and says she is trying to make the best out of a bad situation. They were supposed to fly home late tonight...but have been delayed until at least tomorrow at 6. And as we quickly found out - passing the time for this family means three things: a Broadway show... a snowball fight... and some retail therapy. 3 12-18Pamela Farnesi/Stranded With Family in NYC 03:58-04:10 PAMELA FARNESI IS TRYING TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE TRAVEL TURBULENCE MOTHER NATURE HAS THROWN HER FAMILY'S WAY... BY FINDING FUN ... IN NEW YORK CITY'S FREEZING CONDITIONS. Pamela Farnesi/Stranded With Family in NYC 04:18-22 04:42-46 PAMELA HAS SPENT THE LAST 4 DAYS IN THE BIG APPLE WITH HER 17 YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER SARA...21-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER RACHEL... AND SOME OTHER CLOSE FRIENDS.OVER THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS... THEY'VE PUT THEIR ONCE-A-YEAR FLORIDA WINTER WEAR TO GOOD USE. BUT WITH NEARLY A FOOT OF SNOW ... STRONG WINDS...AND LOW TEMPERATURES ... DELTA CANCELLED THEIR FLIGHT HOME... WHICH MEANS THE GIRLS WILL MISS SOME VALUABLE TIME IN THE CLASSROOM. Pamela Farnesi/Stranded With Family in NYC 05:31-44 WHILE THE GROUP IS LOOKING FORWARD TO SQUEEZING IN A STOP OFF AT THE STATUE OF LIBERTY BEFORE THEY HEAD BACK TO JACKSONVILLE - PAMELA SAYS SHE'S LEARNED A VALUABLE LESSON IN WINTER TRAVEL.Pamela Farnesi/Stranded With Family in NYC 6:08-15 Again, the Farnesi family is expected to fly back tomorrow at 6. If for some reason that new flight is cancelled - they say they'll be in a little bit of a pinch because their hotel is booked tomorrow night... so they'll have to find another place to stay.AM, CH.4, TLS.