Dallas Weather: DFW Airport Flights Cancelled With Dallas Snow
The snowstorms occurring across the US continue to cause chaos, with Dallas Fort Worth Airport reporting numerous flight delays and cancellations. The Dallas snow has caused 150 flights to be cancelled by 8:30am this morning. More flights from the DFW Airport are expected to be delayed and cancelled today due to the Dallas weather conditions.
Four to six inches of snow are predicted today in North Texas, meaning that the snowstorm is not about to let up anytime soon. DFW Airport workers began to de-ice plans as of 6:00am but delays are still expected to continue throughout the day. The Dallas snow is causing road and airport chaos. American Airlines, which is based in Fort Worth, have already cancelled 750 flights systemwide.
As of 8:30 a.m., 150 flights had been canceled, and that number could increase during the day, an airport spokesman said Thursday.
On a normal dry February day, about 850 planes depart the airport. In the summertime, about 900 depart every day.
Passengers travelling out of DFW Airport are advised to check flights for changes, arrive early, and expect delays. DFW flights can be checked on dfwairport.com. Only 30 planes can depart from Dallas Fort Worth when accounting for the de-icing procedure, when normally around 120 planes could depart per hour. Flights to areas in the Northeast have been cancelled due to the snowstorm conditions at those various destinations. Dallas weather reports from the National Weather Service state that another four to six inches of snow is expected today.
The National Weather Service said there is a winter storm warning in effect for the Dallas/Fort Worth area until midnight Thursday with an estimated snowfall accumulation of 4-6 inches by Thursday night.
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