January 18, 2018 1:30 PM, EST

Deep Freeze Slows Flights, Sorting at FedEx Express World Hub in Memphis

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A deep freeze following snow Jan. 16 continued to disrupt FedEx’s world hub in Memphis on Jan. 17, causing potential delays in package deliveries.

While Memphis International Airport reported being back to normal, airport officials advised travelers to check with airlines for the latest on cancellations and delays.

FedEx ranks No. 2 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest North American for-hire carriers.

Thirteen flights in or out of Memphis were canceled Jan. 17 morning, among more than 1,400 nationally, according to online flight tracking site Houston, Atlanta and Charlotte were affected.

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Winter weather disrupted flights and sorting at FedEx Express’ Memphis and Indianapolis hubs for the second consecutive night, FedEx said.

A FedEx service alert warned of potential delays for package deliveries across the U.S. on Jan. 17.

Earlier, the company said weather-related delays and disruptions could be anticipated in 12 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

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