DENVER (CBS4)– A majority of flights for United Airlines and Southwest Airlines were canceled out of Denver International Airport after 2 p.m. Wednesday. More than 750 departures and arrivals have been canceled at DIA for Wednesday and 170 cancelations for Thursday.

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Passengers are urged to check their flight status before heading to DIA. Some airlines were waiving fees associated with flight changes ahead of the storm.

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A picture of the security lines at DIA on Wednesday afternoon showed just a smattering of people seemingly wandering around the TSA checkpoints. A rare sight at DIA.

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Earlier in the day people were lined up at the ticket counters, hoping to actually depart from DIA or reschedule their flights.

RELATED: Blizzard Warning Is Still A Go!

The Blizzard Warning runs from noon Wednesday through noon Thursday from the Palmer Divide north through Denver, Fort Collins and Cheyenne out across the northeastern plains. Wind gusts could reach 65 to 70 mph with up to 5 to 10 inches of snow

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Last month, hundreds of vehicles were stranded on Pena Boulevard on the way to DIA during the Bomb Cyclone. It is unclear just how much snow is going to fall in Colorado but the winds are expected to be a big factor in affecting travel plans.


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