Flights Not Arriving at Midway Airport Wednesday Afternoon Due to Fog, Delays Expected - NBC Chicago

Flights Not Arriving at Midway Airport Wednesday Afternoon Due to Fog, Delays Expected

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    Due to low visibility from fog in the Chicago area, flights were not arriving at Midway Airport Wednesday afternoon. Trina Orlando reports. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017)

    Due to low visibility from fog in the Chicago area, flights were not arriving at Midway Airport Wednesday afternoon. 

    The airport tweeted the news just before 3 p.m., telling travelers delays were "anticipated." 

    "Confirm flight status w/ airline," the tweet read. 

    By 4 p.m., the fog was still limiting arrivals, with delays averaging 20 minutes or more and at least 14 flights canceled. 

    Several counties, including Cook, were under a dense fog advisory until 9 p.m.

    Visibility was expected to sit at a quarter-mile or less. 

    Parts of the area were also under a freezing rain advisory from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, warning of ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch. 

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