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Lingering Flight Delays Remain in Wake of Blizzard

Nearly 1,510 flights remain delayed or cancelled in the aftermath of a massive blizzard that slammed into the eastern U.S., wreaking havoc on travel in the nation's busiest cities.

Airports in the New York City and Washington D.C. metro areas were the hardest hit.

In Washington D.C., Washington Dulles International listed 127 cancellations and 3 delays, making it the third-worst affected airport in the nation. Reagan National Airport tweeted that it saw its first flights Monday. Flights resumed at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport on Sunday.

Newark Liberty International lists 244 cancelled flights and 9 delays as of Monday morning, the most of any U.S. airport. Meanwhile, LaGuardia lists 143 cancelled flights and 3 delays with John F. Kennedy airport listing 42 cancellations and 10 delays.

Washington's snowfall records were less clear than other places. The official three-day total of 17.8 inches measured at Reagan National Airport was impossibly short of accumulations recorded elsewhere in the city. An official total of 22.4 inches landed at the National Zoo, for example. 

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