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Delays mount at Atlanta airport after weather forces ground stop for arrivals

The ground stop was expected to run until at least 11 a.m., affecting flights bound for Atlanta.

ATLANTA — The Federal Aviation Administration put into effect a ground stop for arrivals at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta on Friday after heavy rains moved through the area.

The ground stop was expected to run until at least 11 a.m., affecting flights bound for Atlanta.

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The domino effect was significant, with FlightAware's "misery map" reporting more than 140 delays.

11Alive meteorologist Wes Peery says the worst of the rain has likely passed, but lighter, consistent showers should continue throughout the day.

To check if you have a delayed flight, visit the Atlanta Airport's flight info page.

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