Flights all over North Carolina impacted by winter storm

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Flights all across the state are being cancelled due to the storm. (CBS)

RALEIGH, NC (CBS/WWAY) –Passengers were stranded Sunday at the Raleigh-Durham Airport after flights were cancelled in and out of areas in North Carolina due to the severe winter weather conditions.

Severe weather affecting areas of North Carolina took effect on Sunday which resulted in overturned snow ploughs and obstructed roads and poor visibility conditions.

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Governor Roy Cooper announced on Sunday that North Carolina is still under a state of emergency.

At ILM, all Sunday afternoon and evening flights to and From Charlotte were canceled.

Snow and ice impacted travel in the air and on roads around NC (CBS)

Charlotte Douglas International Airport said American Airlines reduced its operations, with more than 1,000 flights canceled on Sunday.



American Airlines also issued a travel alert for nine airports throughout the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia.