Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport reopened at 4
a.m. Friday after being closed for a portion of Thursday due to Tropical Storm
Thursday brought 489 cancellations at Bush Intercontinental
while another 87 flights were cancelled at Houston Hobby, according to FlightAware.com.
Despite the reopening of Bush Intercontinental,
cancellations were still a problem Friday. As of 9 a.m., 147 flights had been
cancelled and 23 flights had been delayed. The airport recorded more than nine
inches of rain Thursday, according to the National Weather Service, causing
flooding on nearby roadways.