Torrential rains that flooded roads and runways at Milwaukee's General Mitchell International shut down all operations at the airport from late Thursday through 2 p.m. Friday, causing extensive flight delays and cancellations. MKE reported the closure was due "to flooding on the airfield and roadways leading to the airport.” The airport, which handled nearly 8 million passengers last year, closed down Thursday night as a parade of storms dumped 5.5 in. of rain on the city. ...

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