EAGAN (AP) -- Northwest Airlines cancelled more than 100 flights to and from parts of the Midwest and East Coast, including Detroit and Chicago, Thursday because heavy thunderstorms and high winds.
''It's not a good day for travel,'' said Northwest spokesman Jon Austin. ''The storms are pretty widespread.''
Austin said passengers with tickets for flights involving the affected areas Thursday and today were allowed to delay their flights without penalty.
Several flights by other carriers that were scheduled to land in Detroit and Chicago Thursday were diverted to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
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