Nasty Spring Snowstorm Affecting Flights In And Out Of Chicago

A nasty spring snowstorm is messing with Chicago says reader humphrmi:

Just thought I’d get the word out… Chicago is getting smacked with a spring snowstorm. I just went outside and it’s nearly white-out conditions outside.

The FAA says:

Due to WEATHER / SNOW-ICE, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Chicago OHare International Airport, Chicago, IL (ORD). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

MSNBC says that over 350 flights have already been canceled at O’Hare, so be sure to call your airline and see what’s up if you’re headed in or out of Chicago. If you’re already stuck at O’Hare, smile, the AP is taking photos (seen above).

“Travelers catch a nap at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport Friday, March 21, 2008. An unseasonable snow storm moving across northern Illinois has caused the cancellations of about 350 flights at O’Hare.”

O’Hare Cancels 350 Flights — So Far [MSNBC]
(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)