Flights at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are being affected by heavy winds and rain, despite the fact that watches and warnings are being canceled elsewhere. Thunderstorms have been moving through the area and according to the Chicago Department of Aviation on Wednesday more than 300 flights at the airport were canceled.
In addition, at Midway, there were some flight cancelations early on Wednesday morning and delays of 30 minutes or more throughout the day. In terms of traffic, travel times were affected, with it taking longer than usual for people to get to their destinations. The severe weather warnings were ended for most regions earlier than the originally anticipated 5:00 pm, but they remained in effect for Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Will, and LaSalle counties.
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