The blizzard that moved through Minneapolis Saturday has triggered flight delays and cancellations at the connecting airports Sunday.
The storm that dumped 17.1 inches of snow in the Minneapolis area is causing more issues at airports in the Midwest.
"As the storm moved through Chicago winds gusted up to 55 mph, said AccuWeather.com Meteorologist, Meghan Evans. "This caused significant blowing snow and the visibility at 8 a.m. was three-quarters of a mile." Visibility has been improving.
Chicago's O'Hare airport is experiencing major delays. According to the website FlyChicago.com, many of both the inbound and out bound flights are delayed or canceled.
Detroit's Metro Airport is operation under excessive delays according to their website. The site reports that the planes are being deiced.
"Detroit has received 3 to 6 inches of snow and experienced blowing and drifting with high winds," Evans said. The visibility has dropped to three-quarters of a mile at times today and is currently at one-half a mile.
"As the storm moves east of Detroit, winds in the Detroit area will increase," Evans said.
Green Bay's Austin Staubel International Airport has canceled many of their arriving and departing flights and the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee has canceled and delayed flights also.
Passengers are reminded to check with the individual airlines for specific flight information.
Mount Saint Helens has erupted several times since the destructive 1980 eruption, and likely will again in the future.
Seven homes have been red tagged, meaning do not occupy, and six others are under a voluntary evacuation order.
Though recovery continues from Superstorm Sandy, residents and homeowners on the Atlantic coast should prepare for another active season in 2013.
While there is a threat for a shower in spots in Baltimore, Md., today, it will not be a washout like the day of the Kentucky Derby.
The volcano is in a rather remote spot, and the biggest price will be to airlines caused by the ash.
Smoke from fires in the Yucatan Peninsula will affect parts of Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
Lubbock, TX (2007)
1.39 inches of rain, a record for the date. (old record: 0.69 inches in 1926)
Mt. St. Helens (Washington) (1980)
Mt. St. Helens erupted; smoke plume rose to height of 80,000 ft. Visibility lowered to under a mile 400 miles downwind of the eruption. Five people died and over 2,000 had to be evacuated because of the mudslides and flooding that occurred when the snowpack melted. The cloud formed by the eruption reached the East Coast in three days and circled the world in 19 days.
Tornado in Burlington, OH. The storm leveled every structure in the town - houses, barns, walls and fences.