CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Showers and thunderstorms in the Charlotte area resulted in a ground stop at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday afternoon.
Just after noon, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop for all flights bound for Charlotte. That ground delay remained in effect until just before 5 p.m.
5:00: Please check with airlines on status of your flight. There will be numerous delays. https://t.co/ulHc26qxBD— CLT Airport (@CLTAirport) April 5, 2017
Airport officials tweeted that departing flights were delayed by up to an hour.
Arrival and departures board at 1:38. Check with carrier on flight status. pic.twitter.com/qmyeJDjhuC— CLT Airport (@CLTAirport) April 5, 2017
The same weather system impacting the Carolinas also hammered parts of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi.
Airport officials urge all travelers to check with their airlines on the status of their flights.
STAY WEATHER AWARE