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CHICAGO — Severe weather prompted a ground delay of arriving flights and over 300 cancellations at O’Hare Airport Thursday evening.

As of 4 p.m., the ground delay was in effect for all inbound traffic at O’Hare, according to the FAA, after an earlier ground stop at the airport. Figures from the Chicago Department of Aviation show over 300 flights have been cancelled and nearly 2,000 delayed as well.

Flights at both O’Hare and Midway Airport are experiencing delays of over 30 minutes, according to the City. An earlier ground stop at Midway has since been lifted.

Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.

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