Spring blizzard pounds Midwest; flights canceled, deaths reported

April 15, 2018 9:09 am

Amid a spring blizzard in the Midwest that prompted hundreds of flights to be canceled Saturday, one runway has reopened at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, officials said Sunday.

A total of 469 flights had been canceled at the Minnesota airport alone, airport spokesman Patrick Hogan said. All of Saturday’s incoming and outgoing flights were canceled because of heavy snowfall and low visibility.

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