Nearly 700 Flights Delayed in Dense Chicago Fog

By , Meteorologist
November 22, 2012; 5:16 AM ET
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Nearly 700 Flights Delayed in Dense Chicago Fog

Thanksgiving travel problems are unfolding as flight delays are mounting in Chicago and other major cities in the Midwest.

Storified by Accu Weather · Wed, Nov 21 2012 07:58:46

As of 11 a.m., 469 flights delayed at O'Hare and 158 flights cancelled. 208 flights are delayed out of Midway and 25 flights have been cancelled.
Excessive delays #ORD #MDW #GRR #STL http://ht.ly/ftgJaFlightStats.com
There she is! Bottom right, rising above the fog. #sweethomeChicagoeholmeswsj
Great picture shows the fog #TGtravel RT @brownvogue: Fog this morning in Chicago! http://pic.twitter.com/rRrcXDAqAccuWeather.com
@Suntimes seems like almost every flight is delayed at O'hare right now. This is what it looks like! http://pic.twitter.com/ZOWuqaGsaislinnvictoria
Dense fog across portions of IL, IN, MO, IA, WI, MI & MN this AM could cause some Thanksgiving travel delays. #TGtravelAccuWeather.com
Foggy morning http://pic.twitter.com/LZBMP8dVLaura Burton
Good morning! Here is our foggy view from the Drive Thru! http://pic.twitter.com/CmQcuXSLThree-Legged Dog
Foggy road trips<<< http://pic.twitter.com/PuMkaMCaKylee Glover✌
my flight is delayed an hour and a half b/c of fog. (@ Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) w/ 73 others) http://4sq.com/TfFtEuPip
So there's a deep fog of Chicago and my plane that was supposed to take off at 710 is now delayed until 11.D. Mitchell
Chicago is the problem child today, fog in area has caused only delays out of @GSPAirport http://pic.twitter.com/xdDM7yMtSean Muserallo
6:06am, cool creepy fog over Chicago this morning. #fog #Chicago http://pic.twitter.com/RDImLX3zmiguel cortez
Holy Fog!!! Dense Fog Advisory in the Chicago area until noon. Here's what it looks like on most of the roads: http://pic.twitter.com/Td652KvJSarah Jindra
Dense fog at I-80 truck stop. Chicago here we come. http://pic.twitter.com/2CKxlckbNash Reimer
Dense fog in St. Louis is reducing the vis. to 1/16 of a mile. #TGtravelAccuWeather.com
Fog in Chicago. http://pic.twitter.com/tqAN2cmlEd Green TheGreen

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