More than 700 flights canceled at Chicago airports


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CHICAGO — More than 700 flights were canceled at Chicago airports Saturday as snow and rain began to fall.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from noon Saturday until midnight. A late-season storm is expected to drop 3 to 8 inches of heavy wet snow over a good portion of the Chicago area along and north of I-88 and I-290.

As of 2:48 p.m., 703 flights had been canceled across the city: 584 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and 119 at Chicago Midway International Airport.

Average delays were running 15 minutes at each airport.

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