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Winter Weather Cancels Flights, Delays Travel

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RICHMOND, VA--New forecast models show less snow coming to the Central Virginia area, but the storm is still impacting surrounding areas, canceling flights and delaying travel.

Airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights at Chicago airports because of the winter storm.

Here in Richmond, 10 flights scheduled to depart Virginia's Richmond International Airport for Chicago have been canceled.

And already two Wednesday flights scheduled to depart Richmond for Washington Dulles International Airport have been canceled.

The cancellations started around 6 p.m. Monday, according to Richmond airport officials. And while some flights have been canceled, and it's expected more will be canceled, some flights are still getting out.

Larger aircrafts have been able to fly from Richmond to Chicago.

Tuesday on 8News at 5, 5:30 and 6, Kerri O'Brien explains what the storm means for your travel plans. Plus, Chief Meteorologist John Bernier has your latest look at the forecast.

 

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