High winds cancel, delay flights to and from Dayton International

High winds in the Midwest on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, forced the cancellation or delay of several flights to Dayton from O’Hare and to O’Hare from Dayton.
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High winds in the Midwest on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, forced the cancellation or delay of several flights to Dayton from O’Hare and to O’Hare from Dayton.

High winds are affecting Dayton International Airport flights to and from Chicago.

According to check of flightview.com just after 6 p.m., six flights to Chicago from Dayton have been canceled, two have been delayed and five have departed.

Approximately nine flights from Chicago to Dayton have been canceled. At least 10 are listed as delayed.

About 6:15 p.m., average delays at O’Hare International Airport were reported to be 55 minutes and more than 300 flights have been canceled. At least 10 are listed as delayed, according to O’Hare Intl. Airport @fly2ohare.

At about 3:30 p.m., nearly 300 flights had been canceled at O’Hare and more than 400 were delayed.

The impact of the winds was not as drastic at Midway Airport, Chicago.CBSlocal.com reported.

The National Weather Service early Tuesday afternoon issued a high wind warning for Chicagoland, which remains in effect until 10 p.m. CST, WGNTV.com reported. Gusts of 60 mph are possible through Tuesday evening.

For tonight, the forecast in the Chicago area is for occasional rain, with winds subsiding.