Airlines canceled more than 360 flights to and from Dallas airports Wednesday night as storms moved into the area.

Starting at 9:00 pm According to the flight tracking website, 261 flights to and from the Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport have been canceled In addition, 104 flights were canceled to Dallas Love Field, a public airport owned by the city.

American Airlines, which has a hub at DFW, had to cancel the largest number of flights from all airlines operating from the airport: 147 from 6:30. Southwest accounted for 100 of the canceled flights at Dallas Love.

An additional 68 flights to DFW are already canceled for Thursday and 6 canceled at Dallas Love.

The National Weather Service said that severe thunderstorms were expected today in Texas and parts of Oklahoma and Kansas.

"Expect hail, some violent gusts and possible tornadoes late this afternoon and tonight" NWS posted on Twitter.

The weather channel posted that more than 70 million people are at risk of severe storms by Friday due to several days of severe thunderstorm threats hitting southern and midwest regions and moving east.

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