Jul 01, 2022
Chicago's O'Hare airport issued ground stop due to thunderstorms, FAA says
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Flights have been temporarily halted out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Friday due to a thunderstorm, according to the FAA.
Departures out of ORD have been grounded from 3:01 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the agency said.
SWAP: Severe Weather Avoidance Plan. Sam spells it out for us. https://t.co/tNFTyObRHT #July4thTravel ✈️ pic.twitter.com/c59Y93WdQV— The FAA ✈️ (@FAANews) July 1, 2022
They also said the probability of the ground stop being extended is between 30-60%.
The FAA said this is not a flight-specific grounding and passengers should check with their airline to determine if your flight is affected.
So far, a total of 3337 flight have been delayed out of O'Hare Friday, according to FlightAware; 19 flights have been canceled.
No other information has been provided at this time. Check back to ABC7Chicago for updates.
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