Winter weather travel delays expected due to large storm

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As a major winter storm passes through the Midwest and throughout the East, travel delays are expected at several major airports and air travel hubs nationwide.

Check this story for the very latest to make sure that you're getting to your destination safely and on-time. According to the FAA and Flight Aware, flights are being delayed and canceled Friday morning in the following cities:

Washington/Dulles - Delays are beginning and reaching up to 30 minutes.

New York/LaGuardia - A ground stop is in effect for all flights to LaGuardia at their point of origin. Other inbound flights are experiencing nearly three hour delays due to wind.

New York/Newark - Wind is causing major delays of arrivals for flights already in the air and more for those that are being held at their point of origin.

New York/Kennedy - Delays of more than 30 minutes.

Philadelphia - Weather and low ceilings are causing delays for inbound and outbound flights.

San Francisco - Low ceilings and weather conditions are causing major inbound and outbound delays.

As of 10:07 a.m. Friday, flights have been canceled in large numbers at the following airports:

Reagan National 17
Washington Dulles 17
BWI-Marshall 0
New York-LaGuardia 59
New York-Kennedy 11
Newark 73
Chicago-O'Hare 58
Philadelphia 35

Several airlines are offering free itinerary changes due to the storm. These airlines include American, Southwest and United.

For the latest on our local airports, you can get information at the following sites:

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport

For more information on flight cancellations and delays, you can check the FAA's website or Flight Aware. If you find yourself stuck delayed or have your flight canceled, you can find out more from your carrier.

Here's a list of contact numbers and websites for some of the largest airlines in the country.

Alaska Airlines (800) 252-7522
American Airlines (800) 433-7300
Delta Air Lines (800) 221-1212
Frontier Airlines (800) 432-1359
JetBlue Airways (800) 538-2583
Southwest Airlines (800) 435-9792
Spirit Airlines (800) 772-7117
United Airlines (800) 864-8331
US Airways (800) 428-4322

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