Monday, November 11th 2019, 12:39 pm - The system is also bringing snow to Canada.
Heavy snow contributed to an American Eagle airplane with 38 passengers and 3 crew members aboard sliding off the runway at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Monday morning. The weather caused hundreds of cancellations and delays.
The flight had departed from Greensboro, North Carolina.
Breaking: Just in - Airplane from American Airlines Flight AA4125 slides of the runway while trying to depart the city of #Chicago, duo to the snow and frozen state of the runway. https://t.co/QWkQne8BiMSotiri Dimpinoudis on Twitter
Winter is here? #chicagoweather #snowNicholas Quillin on Twitter
All passengers and crew members were safely evacuated from the plane which is now sitting in the terminal, according to American Airlines spokesperson Ross Feinstein.
Early this morning and it hasn't stopped yet. #ilwx #snowday #chicagoweather #veteransday2019 https://t.co/DYZJUX8l8GLiam The Wonder Pug on Twitter
This isn't the first winter storm to hit the Chicago area.
Snow blanketed the region on Halloween, prompting several municipalities to postpone trick-or-treating.
The recent bout of snow is coupled with below-seasonal temperatures. It is expected to last into Tuesday.