Lightning strike in Baltimore causing delays at Norfolk airport

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 12, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 12 at 7:11 PM

NORFOLK -- Severe storms have had an impact at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Operations at BWI’s air traffic control tower have been temporarily halted due to a possible lightning strike, so flights have been grounded, impacting flights at Norfolk International Airport.

One passenger, Lauren Berry, tweeted:

Airport officials say two Southwest flights have been affected:

Flight #1302 departing at 4:25 p.m. has been canceled.
Flight #3904 arriving at 6:30 p.m.has been delayed to 7:55 p.m.

At 3:15 p.m. BWI Marshall Airport @BWI_Airport tweeted:

BWI tweeted that they reopened around 4:45 p.m.

 

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