More than 1,100 Chicago flight cancellations have been reported due to a snowstorm as of Saturday afternoon.
As of 5 p.m. Saturday, at least 1,040 flights have already been canceled at O’Hare International Airport, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. Delays have risen throughout the day, clocking in at 59 minutes on average at this time.
In addition, Midway International Airport reports at least 86 flight cancelations, but delays there are shorter than O'Hare.
Timeline: What to Expect and When With Upcoming Winter Storm
Parts of the Chicago area woke up to more than 8 inches of snow Saturday morning as a winter storm continued to barrel down on northern Illinois.
Travellers are advised to check on their flight status before heading to the airport.