Ground stop in effect for flights arriving at Chicago's O'Hare Airport due to thunderstorms
CHICAGO - Cancelations piled up at Chicago airports Friday afternoon as severe weather rolled through the area.
Midway topped 100 cancelations around noon Friday and O'Hare is not far behind.
At 5:30 p.m., the FAA said there was a ground stop in effect until 8 p.m. for planes arriving at O'Hare.
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According to city officials, the flight disruptions come at one of the busiest travel times of the year: spring break and Holy Week.
Between Friday and April 10, more than 2.5 million passengers are expected to travel through both airports.