Numerous flights canceled at TF Green Airport
More than a dozen flights were canceled at Rhode Island's T.F. Green Airport on Monday because of wintry weather affecting travel across the Midwest.
The airport reported 11 departure cancellations and four arrival cancellations Monday morning, and the delays and cancellations continued into the evening. Flights to Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., were among those canceled.
Arctic air is moving into the Midwest with wind chills as low as the minus 50s and 60s following a storm that dumped more than a foot of snow. More than 1,000 flights were canceled Sunday at airports throughout the Midwest.
The National Weather Service says temperatures in Rhode Island are expected to reach the 50s Monday, then return to below freezing Monday night. Temperatures in the teens are expected Tuesday, with single-digit temperatures and wind chills below zero Tuesday night.
And in Connecticut, more than two dozen flights canceled Monday morning at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. On Sunday, more than 1,000 flights were canceled at airports throughout the Midwest.
JetBlue stopped operations at 5 p.m. at three New York-area airports and at Boston's Logan International Airport in an effort to catch up with dozens of weather-related delays and cancellations.
The suspension will allow the company to rest crew and give it time to service aircraft. Operations will begin to ramp up again at 10 a.m. Tuesday and the airline expects to be fully operational by 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Amtrak said it will operate a modified scheduled Tuesday between Boston and Washington because of the weather.