Storm Impacts Flights, Arctic Blast On The Way

ATLANTA (CNN) — A winter storm moving through the Great Lakes region dumped snow in the Midwest and led to the cancellation of more than 1,400 flights Sunday in Chicago.

In nearby Detroit, a plane slid off a runway into the grass and snow.

Parts of the nation felt the effects of the cold weather on Sunday, as another arctic blast is expected to hit just about half the country this week.

“Not only are we seeing a one-two punch of arctic air, we will see a third punch of arctic air,” said Haley Brink, a meteorologist with CNN Weather. “And until the Great Lakes freeze over, we will continue to see heavy lake-effect snow now impacting these areas.”

Another storm system will bring more lake-effect snow through Monday, resulting in the first major snowstorm of the year for the Great Lakes and Northeast, Brink said.

That system could dump an additional 3 to 6 inches of snow from the Great Lakes to New York and central and northern New England.

Higher amounts of snowfall, up to a foot, are expected locally downwind of the Great Lakes and into portions of the Northeast, according to Brink.

If you are traving by air here is a link for flight delays:  Flightaware.com