Flights in Midwest face most delays, cancellations due to severe winter weather

Metro Airport has 4th most delays in the country

A winter storm warning is in effect across Metro Detroit and Local 4 is tracking measurable snow.

DETROIT – A winter storm warning is in effect across Metro Detroit and Local 4 is tracking measurable snow.

The snowfall impacts all forms of travel from the roads to the airways. Local 4′s Hank Winchester is at Detroit Metro Airport to monitor the conditions.

Previous report: Detroit Metro Airport crews work diligently to keep runways clear of snow, ice

A map created by FlightAware shows delays and cancellations at major hubs across the country. Right now Metro Airport has the 4th most delays and cancellations in the country but some flights are still getting in and out of the airport.

If you are traveling throughout the Midwest, you should contact your airline because many flights in the Midwest are being canceled due to the storm.

Airport crews are still working to clear snow and ice from the runways so that flights can come in and out of the airport.



A winter storm warning is in effect across Metro Detroit and Local 4 is tracking measurable snow.

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About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.