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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The effects of now “Tropical Storm” Irene continue to impact flight service at Lambert St. Louis International Airport.

A total of twenty flights were canceled on Saturday.

Lambert’s website is reporting 27 arrivals and 23 departures have been scrapped today (Sunday), due to the storm.

Airports in Boston, New York, Newark, and Philadelphia are among the locations getting hit with high winds and rain.  

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our earlier story:

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) – With Hurricane Irene taking aim at the Eastern United States, hundreds of flights are being cancelled across the country.

At Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, KMOX News counted at least  eight departures and 12 arrivals scrapped on Saturday.

Those were planes headed to or coming from places like Baltimore, New York. Philadelphia, and Washington D-C.

Officials at Chicago’s two major airports report that more 230 flights to and from the East Coast were cancelled there, on Saturday.

Officials are advising those traveling this weekend or picking people up at airports to check airline or airport websites
for flight status information.

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