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Flights Cancelled, Delayed From Chicago To BG Airport

Posted at 8:35 AM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 18:46:07-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The busiest travel day of the year held major setbacks for the millions of Americans trying to get back home after the Thanksgiving holiday

The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings from the Great Plains to the Great Lakes on Sunday.

According to flight tracker website “flight aware” more than 1,200 flights were cancelled or delayed.

About 800 of those came from Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports.

The Chicago metro area is expected to get up to 10 inches of snow.

Kansas City was hit by its first blizzard since 2011, leading Governor Jeff Colyer to declare a state of emergency.

In Nebraska, part of I-80 was shut down because of multiple accidents after snow blanketed the area.

As of Monday morning five flights departing or arriving from Chicago is cancelled at Blue Grass Airport.