Hundreds of flights canceled out of Chicago and Milwaukee due to storm

CREATED Feb 8, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Hundreds of flights have been canceled at both O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee due to the Winter storm headed to the East Coast.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, there have been over 100 departing flights and over 100 canceled incoming flights canceled at O'Hare. Mitchell International Airport warns its passengers prepare in advance for the possibility of a canceled flight.

"Due to severe winter weather forecasted for much of the northeastern United States for Friday and Saturday, passengers traveling to these destinations are encouraged to stay in touch with their airlines regarding their flights. Affected Cities include Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and others," said a message from Mitchell.

You can find more information about Milwaukee flights here.