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Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest

Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest

Forecast models, at this point, are also inconsistent with the path of the winter storm and snowfall accumulations. The snowfall is predicted to be heaviest north of Interstate 80.

Not only are several inches of snow expected by the morning commute, but so is a stronger wind.

A winter storm watch is in effect from Thursday evening through Friday evening.

For further coverage of this weekend's stormy weather, scroll on below - courtesy of Praedictix. Much of northern IL had seen between 8 and 12 inches of snow by Friday afternoon, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said.

Those areas could see up to 8 inches of snow.

As of 7:30 a.m. this morning, Highway 11 on both sides of the QEII are considered to be "partly covered" with snow and-or ice, according to reports from Alberta Transportation.

Your 27 Storm Track meteorologists are tracking another sizable snow event beginning this evening. "We've had about an inch in the Quad Cities already, but our overall total for Thursday night and Friday is going to be in the range of 2-5" in the Quad Cities. The warning was issued from 9 p.m. Thursday through 6 p.m. Friday for Waukesha, Milwaukee, Walworth, Racine, and Kenosha counties. Use extreme caution if you plan on traveling tomorrow before noon.

Almost 1,000 flights were delayed and another 1,500 canceled at Detroit and Chicago airports.

On Thursday, almost 150 flights were cancelled at O'Hare, and almost 80 were cancelled at Midway. "Road conditions are abysmal", she said, adding she'll take the train to make her way around the city Friday.

A powerful winter storm slammed the Midwest on Friday, blanketing cities in snow and causing a number of school cancellations.

In the Calgary area, the agency is forecasting 25 to 35 centimetres of snow while some areas in the mountain parks and the Foothills could get as much as 50 cm.

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