More winter travel woes: Tuesday flight cancellations top 900

Flying  Tuesday?

You might be grounded. The travel troubles from Monday’s snowstorm in the Midwest, combined with forecasts calling for more snow and icy conditions in the South and Northeast, have already forced airlines to cancel more than 900 Tuesday flights.

Atlanta is looking like Tuesday’s biggest trouble spot, with nearly 300 flights to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport canceled as of 10:30 p.m. EST Monday.

Delta Air Lines, which is based in Atlanta and has its biggest hub at the world’s busiest airport, said late Monday it planned to proactively cancel approximately 170 flights from Atlanta due to snow and icy conditions in this year’s Super Bowl host city.

The airline said its meteorologists expect snowfall to begin around 10 a.m. EST and continue into the afternoon. Even though the forecast only calls for half an inch of snow, Delta said it is canceling the flights to mitigate delays and “keep the operation moving.”

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