Dense fog advisory issued until Tuesday morning; CHS airlines cancel flights

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Several flights at the Charleston International Airport remain canceled Tuesday morning as a dense fog continues to blanket the Lowcountry.

The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory Monday night, which is in effect until 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Currently visibility is about a mile.

Charleston International Airport announced Monday night that nighttime departures would be canceled due to the fog. Many of those cancellations have continued into the morning.

Flights from a number of carriers departing to locations such as Charlotte, Miami, Houston, New York, and Chicago are canceled Tuesday morning, with the latest cancellation scheduled for 8:25 a.m.

Areas affected by the dense fog include Walterboro, St. George, Summerville, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, Edisto Beach, Charleston, Daniel Island and the Naval Weapons Station.

Officials are asking passengers with flights Monday night and Tuesday morning to contact their airlines before coming to the airport. You can also check the airport's arrival and departure schedules online.

Low visibility may create hazardous travel conditions.

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