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4,000 flights in the United States were delayed or canceled due to severe storms.

Strong storms swept over the Southeast and Ohio Valley on Monday, delaying or canceling nearly 4,000 flights across the United States.

On Monday at noon ET, 2,974 flights inside, into, or out of the United States were delayed, while another 1,007 were canceled, according to data from FlightAware.

When compared to other American carriers, United carriers (UAL) was having the worst financial results. As of 12:00 ET, 7% of its flights had been canceled and 12% had been delayed. This equates to a total of 222 flights. In comparison, Delta (DAL) only cancelled 4% (171 flights) and delayed 10% (358 flights) of its flights.

Storms on Sunday evening caused delays and cancellations in sections of Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and the Ohio Valley, according to the Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service. Across the region, more than 700,000 people are without electricity.

Meanwhile, more than 50 million people from Arizona to Louisiana experienced “oppressive” heat on Sunday as part of a widespread heat wave that is expected to persist until the start of the July 4 holiday week. It has the potential to set a number of regional high temperature records, according to experts.

United and Delta’s four major US hubs—Newark Liberty in New Jersey, New York’s LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson—were all hit particularly hard on Monday morning.

Monday promises to be a challenging travel day as well, with heavy storms threatening 90 million people. Multiple waves of thunderstorms are anticipated later in the day, putting the mid-Atlantic and Northeast at a “enhanced risk” Level 3 out of 5. The cities of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Raleigh, NC are all part of the high-threat zone.

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