The Latest: Nearly 500 flights canceled due to winter storm

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that is forecast to dump snow across the Midwest (all times local):

11:15 a.m.

Nearly 500 flights have been canceled on one of the busiest travel days of the year as a fast-moving winter storm bears down on much of the Midwest on the last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

The flight-tracking website FlightAware reported that 491 flights headed to or from the U.S. had been canceled as of 11 a.m. Sunday.

The site reported that the majority of the cancellations are flights that were supposed to be routed through Chicago or Kansas City — two areas forecast to be hit hard by the storm.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. Other parts of Central Plains and Great Lakes region are under a winter storm warning.

In total, the storm could dump a foot or more of snow in some places.

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Travellers make their way to board trains at Pennsylvania Station in New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
An Amtrak police officer and dog patrol inside Pennsylvania Station in New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
People wait for information to board trains at Pennsylvania Station in New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
People wait for the bus the day before Thanksgiving in New York, New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
People wait for the bus the day before Thanksgiving in New York, New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Amtrak police officers patrol inside Pennsylvania Station in New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
People wait for the bus the day before Thanksgiving in New York, New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
People wait in line to board an Amtrak train at Pennsylvania Station in New York, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Travelers go through O'Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
A traffic jam is seen at the O'Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Travelers go through O'Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Travelers go through O'Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Travelers arrive at O'Hare International Airport before departing for the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Cars fill the roads as people travel before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Cars fill the road as people travel before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
A man runs though Grand Central Terminal in New York, New York, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Automobiles drive in heavy traffic along the Long Island Expressway in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A tourist bus with a picture of a Native American pulls away from Union Station train and bus terminal as travelers stand in the drop-off lanes in Washington, U.S. November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
People carry their luggage in the Delta air terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Travelers wait for Amtrak trains to be called, ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, at Pennsylvania Station in New York City, U.S., November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Travelers wait for Amtrak trains to be called, ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, at Pennsylvania Station in New York City, U.S., November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Passengers wait to board an Amtrak trains ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, at Pennsylvania Station in New York City, U.S., November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Travelers walk through Terminal 3 at O'Hare Airport before the busy Thanksgiving Day weekend in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Travelers are stuck in a traffic jam as people hit the road before the busy Thanksgiving Day weekend in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Travelers are stuck in a traffic jam as people hit the road before the busy Thanksgiving Day weekend in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
A traveler wheels his luggage through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Thanksgiving in Atlanta, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The AAA auto club predicts that 54.3 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home between Wednesday and Sunday during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Travelers line up for a security checkpoint at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in New York. The airline industry trade group Airlines for America expects that Wednesday will be the second busiest day of the holiday period behind only Sunday, when many travelers will be returning home after Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
In this photo taken with a long exposure, traffic streaks across the John F. Kennedy Expressway at the start of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Chicago. Mild weather and falling gasoline prices are helping Thanksgiving travelers get where they're going while saving a few bucks. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Travelers enter a cab at a cab stand in Denver International Airport Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Denver. Mild weather in parts of the country and lower gasoline prices have potentially created one of the busiest Thanksgiving Day travel periods since 2005, according to AAA. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Travelers wait in long lines to pass through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Denver. Mild weather in parts of the country and lower gasoline prices have potentially created one of the busiest Thanksgiving Day travel periods since 2005, according to AAA. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Women exchange farewells at the curbside baggage checkpoint outside the west gates of Denver International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Denver. Mild weather in parts of the country and lower gasoline prices have potentially created one of the busiest Thanksgiving Day travel periods since 2005, according to AAA. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Travelers wait in long lines to pass through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Denver. Mild weather in parts of the country and lower gasoline prices have potentially created one of the busiest Thanksgiving Day travel periods since 2005, according to AAA. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Travelers check in for flights at Orlando International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Orlando, Fla., before the start of the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Travelers wait in line to go through a security checkpoint at Orlando International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Orlando, Fla., before the start of the Thanksgiving holiday (AP Photo/John Raoux)
A couple kisses as they make their way down the escalator as they leave Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The airline industry trade group Airlines for America expects that Wednesday will be the second busiest day of the holiday period behind only Sunday, when many travelers will be returning home after Thanksgiving.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
In this photo taken with a long exposure, traffic streaks across the John F. Kennedy Expressway at the start of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Chicago. Mild weather and falling gasoline prices are helping Thanksgiving travelers get where they're going while saving a few bucks. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Travelers check in for flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in New York. The airline industry trade group Airlines for America expects that Wednesday will be the second busiest day of the holiday period behind only Sunday, when many travelers will be returning home after Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A traveler with her dog walk next to the moving walkway to the terminal at Washington Reagan National Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Arlington, Va. The airline industry trade group Airlines for America expects that Wednesday will be the second busiest day of the holiday period behind only Sunday, when many travelers will be returning home after Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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10:42 a.m.

A fast-moving winter storm is expected to blanket much of the central Midwest with snow on the final day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend — one of the busiest travel days of the year.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. Other parts of Central Plains and Great Lakes region are under a winter storm warning. In total, the storm could dump a foot or more of snow in some places.

As of Sunday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration was reporting no flight delays in the region. But that is set to change later in the day, when the storm reaches the Chicago area. Chicago is home to one of the nation's major airline hubs.

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