Severe Weather Halts Air Travel Along US East Coast

USA Today reports:

More than 1,300 flights in the U.S. are canceled, and another 6,400-plus are delayed as of 6:30 p.m. Eastern with severe weather blanketing much of the East Coast Monday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.

The Federal Aviation Administration warned on social media it was anticipating having to pause departures this evening at airports including Philadelphia, Charlotte, Atlanta and those in the Washington, D.C., and New York metro areas.

“The FAA is re-routing aircraft around the storms heading to the East Coast as much as possible. Soon we will likely have to pause departures in and out of East Coast airports,” the FAA’s post said.

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