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Updated: High winds delay or cancel hundreds of flights at Denver International Airport

May 7, 2024, 9:45 AM | Updated: 2:02 pm

UPDATE: High winds continue to cause flight delays and cancellations at DIA today, Tuesday. As of 2:00 p.m. today 589 flights are delayed and 39 have been cancelled. Southwest has 237 delayed, followed by United with 193.

Original story – Monday, May 6, 2024:

As of 4:00 p.m. Monday, 920 flights have been delayed and 21 have been canceled at Denver International Airport, according to FlightAware. Southwest Airlines had the most delayed flights at 398, with United closely following with 306.

High winds delay or cancel hundreds of flights at Denver's airport today.

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Loose objects should be secured, and commuters need to drive with caution. Travel will be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. Watch for winds to cause downed tree limbs and power lines.

Expect strong gusty winds in Colorado, including the Denver metro area and Foothills, until Tuesday morning. A High Wind Warning is in place until 6 a.m. Tuesday for the Foothills, and until midnight Monday near the Foothills.

The National Weather Service in Boulder predicts gusts from 65 to 75 mph. Make sure to secure loose objects and drive carefully, especially if you’re in a high-profile vehicle.

High winds delay or cancel hundreds of flights at Denver's airport today.

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If you are heading to DIA today to travel or meet someone, check with the airline or DIA’s website for updates.

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