Video: Severe storm with heavy rain, strong winds rush
Taunton — Severe weather forecast Friday night will force city officials to postpone the annual summer celebration at Hopewell Park until Sunday, Mayor Shauna O’Connell’s chief of staff Ligia Madeira said Friday afternoon. Told.
“Due to the possibility of flash floods, lightning and thunderstorms, the Summer Celebrations will be postponed for public safety,” Madeira said. Storms may affect the Taunton area at certain times of the day.”
The rescheduled Summer Celebration will be held at Hopewell Park on Sunday, August 28 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
At 4:05 p.m. Friday, WCVB forecasters said, “Severe sporadic thunderstorms are moving across Massachusetts and New England Friday afternoon, bringing possible torrential downpours, gusty winds and hail. There is,” he reported.
Summer celebrations at Hopewell Park include:
* Food truck pavilion.
* obstacle course.
* family entertainment.
* A musical band.
* Free children’s activities.
* Performed by the Tojam Puppet Band.
* Fun bus and fireworks.
Additional information about the festival is available on the City of Taunton website.