South Florida Flights Affected By Wicked East Coast Weather

Dozens of delays and cancellations reported at Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports.

Monday, Dec 9, 2013  |  Updated 6:10 PM EDT
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The winter weather that's been walloping the rest of the country was having an effect on flights coming into and leaving South Florida Monday.

At Miami International Airport, as of 4:40 p.m. there were 20 delays, 16 arrivals and four departures. There were 10 cancellations, 10 arrivals and eight departures due to the severe weather.

At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, delays were ranging from 30 minutes to three hours, airport spokesman Greg Meyer said.

As of 3 p.m., there were a total of 28 delays and four cancellations at FLL, with 12 delays for departures and 16 for arrivals. Cities impacted by the delays include Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, New York, Trenton, San Francisco, Raleigh/Durham, Albany, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Tampa, Toronto and Montreal.

NBC News reported that more than 1,000 flights across the country had been canceled by the storm Monday, and that more flights could be affected Tuesday.

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