July 29, 2002 at 3:14 PM EST - Updated July 26 at 11:45 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) - Outgoing flights resumed at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Monday morning after a radar problem grounded the planes for two hours.
A regional air traffic control center in Oberlin, 30 miles southwest of Cleveland, took over the work of guiding planes, airport spokeswoman Shelley Shockley said. No further delays were expected.
Radar equipment was saturated in standing water from overnight storms and would not be repaired until late afternoon, Shockley said. The water came in through temporary construction walls at the airport's control tower.
Outgoing flights were grounded beginning about 7:30 a.m. Incoming flights were allowed to land.
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