Delays Expected at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) on February 20, 2019

Delays are expected at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) today.

Medium Probability of Delays Between 11:00 AM on 2/20 AND 2:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience snow which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Snow causes many issues at airports, reducing the visibility for landing aircraft and making the runway slippery. Airports that typically see a lot of snow will have the resources to clean up, but heavy snowstorms may cause extended delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Snow

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 4.7 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 6,000

Medium Probability of Delays Between 2:00 PM on 2/20 AND 7:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and snow which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Snow causes many issues at airports, reducing the visibility for landing aircraft and making the runway slippery. Airports that typically see a lot of snow will have the resources to clean up, but heavy snowstorms may cause extended delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Snow

Visibility Greater than 2 0.5
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 7.1 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 800

High Probability of Delays Between 7:00 PM on 2/20 and 8:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, snow

Visibility Greater than 2 1.0
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 9.4 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 300

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

High Probability of Delays Between 8:00 PM on 2/20 and 11:00 PM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 1.0
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 9.4 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 300

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

The following flights may be impacted:

Departure Airport Airline Flight Departure Time Arrival Time
KJAX Spirit Airlines NK 1610 19:00 21:01
KORD ANA NH 6504 18:15 21:05
KORD Air New Zealand NZ 2129 18:15 21:05
KORD United Airlines UA 597 18:15 21:05
KMDW Southwest Airlines WN 1814 18:20 21:05
KATL Southwest Airlines WN 896 19:35 21:20
KDEN Southwest Airlines WN 2288 16:15 21:25
KSTL Southwest Airlines WN 585 18:35 21:30
KJFK Air France AF 2850 19:59 21:31
KJFK Aeromexico AM 3237 19:59 21:31
KJFK KLM KL 7036 19:59 21:31
KJFK Aeroflot SU 3436 19:59 21:31
KJFK Virgin Atlantic VS 4705 19:59 21:31
KJFK WestJet WS 7675 19:59 21:31
KJFK Delta Air Lines DL 5331 19:59 21:31
KJFK Endeavor Air 9E 5331 19:59 21:31
KMCO Southwest Airlines WN 963 19:30 21:35
KORD Alaska Airlines AS 4516 18:45 21:37
KORD Iberia IB 4445 18:45 21:37
KORD JAL JL 7320 18:45 21:37
KORD Royal Jordanian RJ 7392 18:45 21:37
KORD American Airlines AA 2576 18:45 21:37
KFLL Southwest Airlines WN 1318 19:20 21:50
KCLT Malaysia Airlines MH 9517 20:32 22:01
KCLT American Airlines AA 1800 20:32 22:01
KRSW Spirit Airlines NK 365 19:42 22:08
CYYZ Turkish Airlines TK 8648 20:55 22:18
CYYZ United Airlines UA 8130 20:55 22:18
CYYZ Air Canada AC 7506 20:55 22:18
CYYZ Sky Regional RS 7506 20:55 22:18
KLAS Southwest Airlines WN 204 15:00 22:25
KTPA Southwest Airlines WN 15 20:10 22:25
KATL Air France AF 8623 20:39 22:30
KATL Aeromexico AM 4528 20:39 22:30
KATL Korean Air KE 6851 20:39 22:30
KATL KLM KL 5392 20:39 22:30
KATL Virgin Atlantic VS 2529 20:39 22:30
KATL Delta Air Lines DL 644 20:39 22:30
KBOS Southwest Airlines WN 1835 21:05 22:40
KMDW Southwest Airlines WN 2243 20:00 22:40
KMCO Southwest Airlines WN 581 20:35 22:45
KDEN United Airlines UA 401 17:45 22:59

High Probability of Delays Between 11:00 PM on 2/20 and 9:00 AM on 2/21

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds and mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 1.0
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 7.1 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 300

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

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