Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm

Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm

Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm

USA forecasters called the ongoing winter storm a "bomb cyclone" for its rapid and rare drop in atmospheric pressure.

An American Airlines spokesman says the airline plans to cancel all flights scheduled for Thursday at Boston Logan International Airport because of the forecast calling for snow and high winds. Most of the flights cancelled have East Coast destinations, a statement of the aviation department said. Despite their high rates of cancellations, major airports in the Northeast remained open Thursday. In New England, Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, could get eight to 12 inches, while Portland, Maine, could see 10 to 15 inches, the U.S. National Weather Service said. Eastern. In New York City, the snow is expected to stop around 3 p.m.

For passengers flying out of Midway, Southwest Airlines has issued a travel advisory for several East Coast cities through Friday, due to the year's first big winter storm.

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In addition to thousands of canceled flights, the storm has prompted Amtrak to run modified schedules for many of its trains along the East Coast. The Office of Personnel Management informed that nonemergency federal workers could report two hours late, work remotely, or take an unscheduled leave.

The massive winter storm is sweeping from the Carolinas to ME, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds. Charleston, South Carolina, saw the hightest accumulation of snow since 1989, and power outages were experienced statewide, the Post and Courier reported. No injuries were reported.

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