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Lingering Fog Prompts Lengthy SFO Flight Delays

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Travelers wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Travelers wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CBS SF) – Heavy fog was causing lengthy flight delays at San Francisco International Airport that were likely to continue throughout the day.

Airport duty manager Shannon Wilson said arriving flights were about 90 minutes behind schedule as of 11 a.m.

CBS Interactive: Airport Delay Tracker

A weather-related ground-delay program was expected remain in effect throughout the day and will affect departing flights starting Tuesday afternoon, Wilson said. Delays of several hours were possible.

CBS 5 WeatherCenter: Current Conditions & Forecast

Passengers flying out of SFO are advised to check on updated schedules with their respective airlines before heading to the airport.

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