Thousands of Flights Canceled Because of Hurricane Matthew

ABC News' David Kerley reports on the flight interruptions resulting from the storm and when travelers can expect affected airports to reopen.
1:02 | 10/07/16

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Transcript for Thousands of Flights Canceled Because of Hurricane Matthew
Lot of problem that airport this morning and ABC's David Curley has more on that good morning to you days. Morning Michael Jess have been moved to safety in the number of cancellations are growing you can see even here in Washington DC we're seeing. Some flights canceled already fort. Tomorrow flights are being canceled so if you take just today and tomorrow more than 2200 flights canceled. In the past few days hurricane Matthew has led to the cancellation. Nearly 4000. Flights and take a look at this we don't see this very often. This is flight radar data and watch the skies over Florida just empty. As all the aircraft are flown away from the hurricane and a picture from Miami airport shows. The terminals there MP not an aircraft on the ground. But here's what American Airlines wants to do as the storm passes Miami. They hope to start getting flights in there sometime later this morning and maybe some departures this afternoon it depends on. How much damage there's been at the airport and whether the winds remain guys so it's gonna take really the weekend to get the system back on schedule. David thank you.

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