Heavy rain, thunderstorms and damaging winds moved throughout the Chicago area Saturday evening, resulting in more than 250 canceled flights at O'Hare International Airport and numerous delays.
As of 8:59 p.m., 255 flights had been canceled at O'Hare, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. Inbound flights were delayed at an average of 56 minutes, according to the website. Flights set to depart O'Hare were experiencing shorter delays, with those averaging 34 minutes.
The weather conditions also led to problems at Midway International Airport, which reported an average overall delay of 26 minutes. Arriving flights were delayed an average of 28 minutes, while departures experienced an average delay of less than 15 minutes.
No flights had been canceled at Midway as of 8:58 p.m., according to the CDA website.
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