Delays Expected at Cleveland-Hopkins International (CLE) on February 20, 2019

Delays are expected at Cleveland-Hopkins International (CLE) today.

Medium Probability of Delays Between 12:00 PM on 2/20 AND 6:00 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 1.5
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 8.2 MPH gusting to 24.7 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 3,500

Medium Probability of Delays Between 6:00 PM on 2/20 AND 8:00 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, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 14.1 MPH gusting to 24.7 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 800

Low Probability of Delays Between 8:00 PM on 2/20 and 3:00 AM on 2/21

During this time period the airport expects to experience rain in the forecast which will cause a low 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 Rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 14.1 MPH gusting to 28.2 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 1,200

Depending on the severity of the rain this may have no impact on your flight. Light rain is typically OK to take off and land through, but heavier rain may be something that your pilot decides to wait out on the ground.

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