Flight Disruptions Continue As Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc

Total U.S. flight cancellations and delays ease but remain high as bad weather disrupts travel.

A passenger plane landing on a snowy highway at winter evening time.
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A word of warning: Continue to check your flight status before you leave for the airport this week. While the total number of delays and cancellations in the U.S. have eased today (January 18), they remain high as severe winter weather keeps hammering parts of the U.S.

According to data from flight tracking software and website FlightAware, 1,594 flights within, into or out of the U.S. were delayed as of midday and 1,353 were cancelled.    

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Jamie Feldman

Jamie Feldman is a journalist, essayist and content creator. After building a byline as a lifestyle editor for HuffPost, her articles and editorials have since appeared in Cosmopolitan, Betches, Nylon, Bustle, Parade, and Well+Good. Her journey out of credit card debt, which she chronicles on TikTok, has amassed a loyal social media following. Her story has been featured in Fortune, Business Insider and on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, and NPR. She is currently producing a podcast on the same topic and living in Brooklyn, New York. 

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