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Travel and weather updates from across the state

Travel and weather updates from across the state all through the vacation weekend.

9:30 a.m. Friday: Flight cancellations piling up at metro Phoenix airports

At Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, 86 flights had been canceled and 117 had been delayed as of 9:15 a.m. Friday, in response to the flight tracking website FlightAware. That compares to 81 canceled and 493 delayed flights on Thursday.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in east Mesa had 16 cancellations and 5 delays as of 9:15 a.m. Friday, in comparison with 14 cancellations and 21 delays on Thursday, in response to FlightConscious.

As arctic air continues transferring across the nation, winter weather poses a hazard for many of the continental U.S. The weather is more likely to worsen earlier than it will get higher, in response to the National Weather Service.

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