Fog delays class, flights across Michigan

Poor visibility due to dense fog delays flights in Grand Rapids, Detroit

Published On: Dec 03 2012 07:36:25 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 03 2012 07:41:56 PM EST
ROMULUS, Mich. -

Heavy fog has caused school delays and interrupted dozens of flights at Detroit's and Grand Rapids' airports.

The National Weather Service issued advisories for Monday warning people around the state to be cautious because of possible fog. Some delays in the start of school were reported in southeastern Michigan communities near the Monroe area, as well as in some areas of southwestern Michigan.

Read more: Metro Detroit under dense fog advisory

At least 40 flights at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus have been delayed or cancelled, and flight delays of 20 minutes to two hours have happened at Gerald Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

Visibility was less than a quarter mile at times. Misty conditions prevailed around much of the state Monday night.