1300 Flights Canceled As Ice Storm Sweeps The South

NBC News reports:

Nearly 1,300 flights within, to and from the United States were canceled Tuesday as an ice storm swept over parts of the South.

The storm was concentrated in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, leaving the region hit the hardest with travel issues, with 374 flights canceled at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, according to the online flight tracker FlightAware.

The ice storm was expected to be “prolonged and significant” and to “continue impacting a large area from the southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley,” according to the National Weather Service. It said the “dangerous” ice storm is expected to continue into at least early Thursday.

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