CHICAGO (CBS) — Heavy rain and the potential for more severe weather Friday evening has caused more than 1,000 Chicago flights to be canceled.
Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Chicagoland area thru late tonight (9/27). Airlines at ORD are currently reporting significant delays & have cancelled nearly 400 flights. Check status w/ carrier. @NWSChicago pic.twitter.com/ZSn2uv1Fa2
— O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) September 27, 2019
At 11 p.m. 992 flights were canceled at O’Hare International Airport, and 168Midway International Airport flights were canceled.
Average O’Hare delays were 43 minutes, and Midway delays were 21 minutes.