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More than 400 flights canceled at Chicago airports

January 6, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of flights are being canceled at Chicago’s two airports as a deep freeze sets in on the city.

The Department of Aviation says 350 flights have been canceled so far at O’Hare International Airport. Another 85 flights were canceled Monday morning at Midway International Airport.

Delays at O’Hare were average about 30 minutes, while reported delays are about 40 minutes at Midway.

The National Weather Service says the temperature was 16 degrees below zero at O’Hare, although the wind chill made it feel significantly colder.

About 1,300 flights were canceled at O’Hare and Midway international airports on Sunday when nearly a foot of snow fell in the city.

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