Flights disrupted as storms move through Chicago, east into Pennsylvania

New storms are firing across parts of the Midwest Tuesday afternoon (and are expected to continue into Wednesday) and moving east into parts of Pennsylvania, bringing the threat for flash flooding, damaging winds and large hail.
The greatest impacts will likely occur in a swath from Iowa and southern Minnesota to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, parts of southern Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. A line of severe storms from Lake Erie have barreled through parts of northern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and are now headed towards Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C. Some of the storms can bring wind gusts to hurricane force. Hal as big as golf balls or baseballs and a few tornadoes are also possible.
Yesterday’s view: – Flight delays out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport have reached more than 600 for arrivals and just under 600 for departures due to thunderstorms, according to FlightStats. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is listing significant delays, both arriving and departing, from 30 to 40 minutes as a result of the weather.

Passengers planning to fly into or out of the affected airports (impacted regions) should to confirm flight status moving forward and stay close to weather updates.