MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — At least 130 flights were canceled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Monday morning.
The airport reported that only two runways were operational early Monday — one was handling departures, and the other was being used just for arrivals.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Storms In Southeastern MN, Western WI Drop Hail, Heavy Rain
Minneapolis-St. Paul International has four runways total.READ MORE: Body Parts Found In Northeast Minneapolis Prompt Homicide Investigation
A number of travelers were forced to sleep in the terminal on cots because of the canceled flights.
One of the groups stuck at the airport was a high school hockey team from Phoenix, Ariz. They broke out their hockey sticks and a ball to practice taking shots.MORE NEWS: Consistent Heat, Drought Leads To Algae Overgrowth & Low Water Levels In Minnesota Lakes
Additionally, a number of people trying to travel to the Twin Cities found themselves stranded in other parts of the country. Among them, WCCO This Morning anchor Angela Davis, who was forced to stay in Washington D.C. for a little bit longer than anticipated.