Overcast
30°FOvercastFull Forecast

Almost 900 flights canceled at Chicago airports

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 9:35 a.m. CST

CHICAGO — Hundreds of flights are being canceled at Chicago's two airports as a deep freeze lingers in the city.

The city's Department of Aviation says Tuesday that airlines have canceled nearly 900 flights. Most of the cancellations — 750 of them — were reported at O'Hare International Airport. Another 125 were canceled at Midway International Airport, where delays were about 35 minutes.

On Monday, airlines canceled about 1,700 flights at the two airports, while 1,300 were canceled Sunday when nearly foot of snow fell on the city.

The National Weather Service says the temperature is 10 degrees below zero at O'Hare, although the wind chill made it feel significantly colder.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Post Game Press Conference: Boca Raton Bowl

More videos »

Reader Poll

How long do you think gas will cost less than $2?
Another week
Another month
Until summer
All year long