(CNN) — Near 1,000 flights have been canceled and a whole bunch delayed on Tuesday as a brutal ice storm continued to hit the central United States, bringing a second day of transport issues.
As wintry circumstances affected an space from Texas to West Virginia, airplane monitoring web site FlightAware reported that 982 flights had been canceled throughout the US and greater than 700 delayed by about 8 a.m. ET.
Texas has been significantly exhausting hit.
Three of the state’s airports — Dallas-Fort Price Worldwide (DFW), Dallas Love Discipline (DAL) and Austin Bergstrom Worldwide (AUS) — are all experiencing vital disruption, in line with FlightAware, with Dallas Fort-Price seeing the majority of cancellations. As of 8 a.m. ET, greater than 550 flights to or from DFW have been canceled.
Nashville Worldwide Airport in Tennessee was additionally seeing vital cancellations, with about 150 flights canceled by 8:15 a.m. ET.
Southwest, American and regional provider SkyWest have been probably the most affected airways.
Texas-based Southwest and American had each canceled greater than 300 flights by Tuesday morning, representing 8% and 10% of their schedules, respectively.
On Monday, Southwest, which skilled an operational meltdown over the vacations, canceled about 12% of its schedule. American canceled 6% of its flights. Throughout all carriers, greater than 1,100 flights have been canceled on Monday, with greater than 6,000 delays.
One other spherical of freezing rain and ice was anticipated all through a lot of Texas at dawn on Tuesday, forecast to move to Oklahoma by mid-morning, then transfer to Little Rock, Memphis and Nashville via the day.
“I encourage Arkansans who’re experiencing winter climate to keep away from journey if attainable and heed the warnings of native officers,” Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted on Monday.
High: Canceled flight data displayed on screens at Dallas Love Discipline Airport on January 30. Picture by way of AP.
CNN’s Marnie Hunter and Robert Shackelford contributed reporting.